|Botanical Name :||Cassia Angustifolia|
|English Name :||Senna Pods|
|Hindi Name :||Senai|
Senna alexandrina, Senna cassia, Alexandrian Senna, Khartoum Senna and Tinnevelly Senna.
Senna, a small, scrubby plant that grows has been used for centuries as a natural laxative. extracts of the leaves and pods are used by pharmaceutical manufacturers .
Rhein-dianthrone diglycosides, dianthrone diglycosides, monoanthraquinone glycosides and aglyca, hydroxyanthracene glycosides, calculated as sennosides B (Mr 863) Albumen, mucilage, starch, volatile oil, resin, salts of potassium and calcium, and a principle resembling cathartin.
As a tea, in capsules, within herbal preparations and sometimes in esoteric food dishes.