PROSPECTS FOR THE USE OF RAW MATERIALS OF SESBANIA SESBAN (L.) IN MEDICINE
The purpose of this article is to assess the prospects for the medical use of plant materials of Sesbania sesban (L.) S.sesban to obtain new drugs with antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory activity. S. sesban is widespread and grows in many countries of Asia and Africa. S.sesban is widely used in folk medicine to treat bacterial and viral infections. Different parts of S. sesban is reputed for various purposes such as anti-inflammation and antioxidant effect, abortion and antifertility agent, antimicrobial activity, firewood source, livestock feed and pasture improvement, green manure and mosquito repellant. biologically active compounds such as oleanolic acid 3-β-D- glucuronide, kaempferol trisaccharide, saponin stigmasta-5,24(28)-diene-3a-O-a- D-galactopyranoside were found in this plant. Having these properties S. sesban can be used in various fields including medicine.