Chemistry, Isolation and Constituents

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2. Senna—an old drug in modern research. Lemli J,  Pharmacology, 36 Suppl 1(-HD-):3-6 1988

3. Isolation and structural definition of a new sennoside from Cassia senna L. (author’s transl), Christ B ; P¨oppinghaus T ; Wirtz-Peitz F ,Arzneimittelforschung, 28(2):225-31 1978

4. The effect of different storage conditions on the chemical stability, laxative effect and acute toxicity of sennoside solutions. Lainonen H ; Marvola M ; Hietala P ; Parviainen T Pharmacol Toxicol; VOL 63, ISS 1, 1988, P37-41

5. The senna drug and its chemistry. Franz G, Pharmacology, 47 Suppl 1(-HD-):2-6 1993 Oct 


Historical or
traditional use
Chemistry, Isolation
and Constituents
Nutritional Profile Mechanism of Action
Pharmacology &
Manufacture of
Calcium Sennosides
Quality Control Method of Analysis of Assay
Analytical Methods .

(manufacturers of Sennoside, Calcium Sennoside, Senna Extract)