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Casia angustifolia(Senna)

Common  Name: Indian senna ,tinnavalli senna, cassia senna
Plant name: Casia angustifolia.
Chemical constituents:     contains anthraquinones including dianthrone glycosides , sennosides A and B (rhein dianthrones), sennosides C and D (rhein aloe-emodin heterodianthrones). rhein, aloe-emodin, chrysophanol  in small amounts.
·         Natural laxative
·         Intestinal worm infections
·         Psoriasis (scaly, raised skin patches)
·         Burns
·         Constipation
·         Fever
·         Skin eruptions
·         To induce bowel movements
·         Tumors

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