Market of Senna and Sennocides

Health & FitnessMedicine

  • Author Keyur Parmar
  • Published May 20, 2007
  • Word count 496

Herbal plants are doctors for many health related problems. Senna is one of that. Senna leafs, senna stems; senna pods all are used in the herbal medication. Mainly senna is used for the short term treatment of constipation and other skin problems. Sennocides are calcium salts or hydroxyanthracene glycosides that are derived from senna or senna leafs. They are used as a time tested and natural laxatives in the field of medicine.

Sennocides are taken with full glass of water or as per directed by doctor. It will work within 8-12 hours. Calcium sennocides are made just by adding calcium salt to sennocide. Sennocides are pale brownish in color and easily soluble in water and alcohol. It is designated as sennocide A & B. Sennosides irritates the inside layer of the large intestine. It results in the contraction of muscles. Senna and its parts like senna leafs and senna pods are used for early records, constipation, cathartic, and other medical use. Action of sennocide generates the laxative effect.

How to use sennocide:

Sennocide medicine should be taken before bedtime with the glass full of water. Person having stomach cramping or vomiting should not use the medicine without prior consult to doctor. Use of medicine for extended time, and in excessive amount may lead to addiction. Do not double up your dose if you miss your dose. Make habit of having as many glass of water as possible. Do not use this medication daily as it seems harmful.

Side effects:

• Bloating

• Rectal irritation

• Cramping

• Change in urine color i.e. urine turns to red-orange in color.

• Spasmodic gastrointestinal problem.

• Weakness and dizziness.

• Rectal bleeding.

Senna stems are also used in medication. Cassia angustifolia is the scientific name. It is in the form of stem and is originated from north and south India. Indian senna, Tinnevelly senna, cassia senna are all other name of senna. Indian senna is shrub with yellow flowers. The dried leafs of it are used in the medicines. Tinnevelly senna is also same as Indian senna and is used in medicine field too. Demand of Tinnevelly senna is increasing now a day.

There are so many companies who are involved in the business of senna leaf. Let us take an example of G.Das & Co.Pvt.Ltd. This company is totally involved the cultivation, processing and exporting of senna, senna leafs, senna pods, senna stems and more. There are senna traders too like Evergreen Impex Pvt Ltd, tradekey etc.

Senna exporters are one who exports the senna leafs and other form of senna to other countries or state. Southern part of state like Tamil Nadu is famous for the senna cultivation. Even Rajasthan is also famous for senna cultivation and as senna exporters. Senna cultivation is done in the large quantity. Basically senna cultivation is done in the red soil tract. Once the senna is cultivated, it is forwarded to the processing unit.

The senna processing includes the following steps:

• Cleaning

• Grading

• Winnowing

• Blending

• Bailing

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