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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 previewCHAMBERS ENCYCLOPAEDIA A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE FOR THE PEOPLE (1878)

The Alexandrian senna leaves are chiefly obtained from Cassia lanccolata, while the Tinnevelly senna leaves are yielded by Cassia ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Domestic Medicine and Household Surgery (1877)

Containing Information Anatomical and Physiological, Sanitary and Hygienic, Together with the Treatment of Accident and Emergency and the Management of Illness by Spencer Thomson

Alexandrian senna has the highest general reputation. It is brought chiefly from Nubia and Upper Egypt. As imported, its long lance-shaped leaves are mingled with pods, flowers, leaf-stalks, 4c., of the plants, with the broad leaves of another ...

Google previewA dictionary of domestic medicine and household surgery. Revised (1866)

by Spencer Thomson

Alexandrian senna has the highest general reputation. It is brought chiefly from Xubiaand Upper Egypt. As imported, its long lance-shaped leaves— fig. A 2— are mingled with pods, flowers, leaf, stalks, &c, of the plants, with the broad leaves of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Bio-Medecine (2001)

by Rita Singh

The leaves resemble Alexandrian senna rather closely, but are generally of a yellowish-green rather than greyish- green colour, a difference more noticeable in bulk than in single leaves. They attain a larger size than the Alexandrian, being ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1892)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

Alexandrian senna and Tinnivelly senna. The Alexandrian senna leaves are chiefly obtained from Cassia acuti- folia, while the Tinnivelly senna leaves are yielded by Cassia august/folia. Alexandrian senna is chiefly grown in Nubia and Upper ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: Alexandrian senna, Indian senna, Tinnevelly senna, true senna, ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

Alexandrian senna and Tiuuevelly senna. The Alexandrian aeoua leaven are chit-fly obtained from Cassia lanceolata% while the Tiuuevelly senna ...

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

Senna Alexandrina, Alexandrian senna, the sort in use» Senna с electarium, lenitive electuary. Senna Euro tra jVIaut/ítariorum,§ colutea' orienta/is, East lndian senna. S E P »Senna paujzerum, bastard senna, or milk vetch. Senna scor/zium ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Alexandrian senna séné d'Egypte, casse alexandrinische Senna sen de España, sena alejandrina Cassia siamea Lam. . Senna siamea (Lam.) Irwin & Bameby Thai cassia, Siamese Senna cassia, bois perdrix djoowar flarnboyán amarillo ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Alexandrian senna; Russ. ostrolistnaja kassija; agerge, senha (Libya). N Africa. At the upper Nile, in Sudan, Libya, Turkmenia, S Kazakhstan, China, and India cultivated. The leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds are used for medicinal purposes.

Google previewHaydn's dictionary of popular medicine and hygiene; ed. by E. Lankester (1879)

Alexandrian senna usually contains, as imported, tho leaf of a totally different plant, which is irritating and gripes a good deal. This is usually removed by hand before it is sold, and the senna is spoken of as picked. East Indian senna has a leaf ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica (1900)

by John Henry Clarke

obovata, Alexandrian Senna, is the principal. N. 0. Leguminosze. Tritiiration or tincture of the dried leaves. Clinical. — Colic ; flatulent, of infants. Exhaustion. Nitrogenous waste. Sleeplessness.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Herbalism (1985)

A Comprehensive Guide to Practical Herbal Therapy by Simon Mills

Alexandrian senna, Cassia senna L., or C. acutifolia Delile. , styptic, a remedy that stops bleeding and discharge; essentially a. l9] MODERN HERBALISM S.

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