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Senna Adopt an Herb

Senna alexandrina is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae) and is native to northern and northeastern Africa. Senna has been used for centuries in Eastern and Western medicine as a laxative and is useful for conditions in which easy defecation with soft stools is desirable, such as anal fissure or hemorrhoids.

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on senna made available through the generosity of K. Patel Phyto Extractions Pvt. Ltd.

Senna for AAH

 

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Additional ABC Senna Resources 

Senna leaf monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs.

Senna pod monograph from Herbal Medicine: Expanded Commission E Monographs.

Senna leaf monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines.

Senna pod monograph from The Complete German Commission E Monographs—Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicine

Senna chapter from The Identification of Medicinal Plants.

 

Read the press release on K. Patel Phyto Extractions Pvt. Ltd's adoption of Senna. Coming Soon!

Contact us for more information on ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program.