Senna is native to tropical Africa but now cultivated extensively in South of India. It is grown from seeds. Leaves of the Senna plant are used for extraction of Calcium Sennoside. Senna Extract is one of the best known herbal medicines.
Botanical Name : Cassia aungustifolia
Common Name : Senna
Standardized For : Upto 60% Sennosides by UV & HPLC
Description : Brown Coloured Powder
Plant part used : Leaves
Loss on drying: NMT 5%
Particle size : 100% Passing thru 40 mesh
Uses & Benefits:
Senna extract is natural well known laxative. It is used to treat constipation and also to clear the bowel before diagnostic tests such as colonoscopy.
It is also used for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hemorrhoids, and weight loss.
It is useful in indigestion, loss of appetite and obesity.
It is useful in hepatomegaly, spleenomegaly, jaundice and anaemia.
It is also useful in acne, ringworm affection and for inflammatory skin conditions.