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Alexandria senna

Definition of the noun alexandria senna

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noun

  1. erect shrub having racemes of tawny yellow flowers; the dried leaves are used medicinally as a cathartic; sometimes placed in genus Cassia

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Google previewThe dictionary of medical and surgical knowledge, by the editor of the 'Dictionary of useful knowledge'. (1864)

Take of— Alexandria senna . . 1 ounce. Ginger ...... 2 drachms. Cardamom seeds . . 2 drachms. Boiling water...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences (1865)

by Richard Dennis Hoblyn

Alexandria senna. The leaflets of Cassia acxttifolia, C. obovata, and sometimes C . jEtkiopica always mixed with the leaves of Cynanchum Argel, and sometimes with those of Tepkrosia ApolUnea. [7. American Sentia. The leaves of the Cassia ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1913)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

The so-called Alexandria senna is the product of C. acutifolia; the long-leaved senna is derived from C. elon- gata. Senna has a peculiar odor and a curious, sweetish, mucilaginous taste. It is much used as a cathartic drug, and is one of the ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference, Complete in Twelve Volumes, with 7000 Illustrations, Colored Plates, Colored Maps and Engravings

The so»called Alexandria senna is the product of C. acuti'foli'a; the long-leaved senna is derived from C. elongata. Senna has a peculiar odor and a curious, sweetish,»mucilaginous taste. It is much used as a cathartic drug. and is one of the ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Dictionary (1808)

Containing a Concise Explanation of All the Terms Used in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacy, Botany, Natural History, Chymistry, and Materia Medica by John Redman Coxe

Cassia лгут, _ fzurgatrz'x, _ [be purgmg Cas' ватты, Sla* 86mm, the plant affording the Alexandria Senna.

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

ALEXANDRIA SENNA: See CASSIA. ALFALFA (Medicago sativa) [Leguminosae] Buffalo herb; Lucerne; Purplemedic: Alfalfa leavesarea common ingredient in herbal teas.

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