English Name: Senna leaf extract.
Latin Name: Cassia angustifolia Vahl
Active ingredients: Sennosides A, Sennosides B
Appearance: Light brown fine powder
Test Method: UV
Senna Leaf Extract 10:1 Sennosides 8%-20% Laxative Herbal Extract
Senna Leaf Extract belongs to a large genus of flowering plants found throughout the tropics, commonly used species being Cassia acutifolio (Alexandrian senna) and C. angustifolio (Indian or Tinnevelly senna).
Extracts of the leaves, flowers and fruit of senna have been used for centuries in folk medicine as a laxative and stimulant. Senna is also included in several herbal teas, used for purging and in weight loss. The active components in senna extracts are anthraquinone derivatives and their glucosides, referred to as senna glycosides or sennosides.
Functionof Senna Leaf Extract
1.With the function of laxation, which will facilitate water;
2.With the function of relaxating muscle;
3.With the function of antibacterial, such as inhibiting staphylococcus aureus, salmonella typhi and escherichia coli;
4.Increasing platelet and fibrinogen, which will help stop bleeding.
Application of Senna Leaf Extract
1.Senna Leaf Extract can clear stomach and purge heat, defaecate and use diuretic of hydragogue to alleviate water retention;
2.Senna Leaf Extract also helps to temporarily prevent fluid from being absorbed from the large intestine, thus contributing to softer stools;
3.Senna Leaf Extract is used in the treatment of constipation, working through a stimulation of intestinal peristalsis.