Product Name: Senna Leaf Extract /Senna Leaf Extract Powder/ Senna Leaf P. E. /Sennoside A, Sennoside B
Effectiveness: Digestive system
1. Sources and Habitat
Senna Leaf (Cassia Angustifolia or Cassia acutifolia in Latin); Senna is a shrub native to Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria and Nubia in North Africa, as well as India, Pakistan and China, Sennas are herbaceous subshrubs and both varieties used, Alexandrian and Tinnevelly, have desert origins.
2. Descriptions and Specifications of Product
Content Specifications: 6%, 8% sennoside A, +sennoside B by HPLC
Molecular Formula: C42H38O20
Molecular Mass: 862.75
CAS No: 81-27-6
3. Indications and Uses
It cleanses and purifies the blood and causes a fresh and lively habit of the body. It is used in constipation, abdominal disorders, leprosy, skin diseases, leucoderma, splenomegaly, hepatopathy, jaundice, helminthiasis, dyspepsia, cough, bronchitis, typhoid fever, anaemia & tumours.
Besides its wide use in conventional Western medicine, senna leaf remains an important drug used in traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Indian Ayurvedic and Unani medicine