Cassia, Jue Ming Zi
Categories: Medicinal Plant
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From Arabic سَنَا (sanā, “senna”)
senna (countable and uncountable, plural sennas)
- (countable) Any of several plants of the tribe Cassieae, especially those of the genera Cassia and Senna, whose leaves and pods are used as a purgative and laxative.
- (uncountable) The dried leaves or pods of these plants (especially of Senna alexandrina, syn. Cassia angustifolia or Cassia acutifolia), used medicinally.
- (medicine) Senna glycoside, a laxative.
- American senna