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East Indian Senna
Scientific name of East Indian Senna: Cassia alaxandina , Cassia angustifolia
Name of East Indian Senna in different languages:-
English: Egyptian Senna, Tinnevelly Senna.
Sanskrit: Sonamukhi, Bhoomichari, Markandika
East Indian Senna or Alexandrian Senna (Cassia angustifolia) is a shrub, grows up to the height of 1 m. in height, well branched, pale-green, erect. Leaves are simple, alternately arranged, ovate, leaflets vary up to 6 pairs. The flowers are yellow, in clusters and big in size, fruits are tapered at the end, flat, oblong, and contain six seeds.
Medicinal uses: to treat cancer, skin disorders, leprosy, vata, intestinal worm, bronchitis etc.
Useful plant parts:
Senna glycosides, mannitol, Chrysophanic acid and Salicylic acid, citostirol