sennoside


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senna

 [sen´ah]
the dried leaflets of Cassia acutiflora; used in a syrup, fluid extract, or compound powder as a cathartic.

sennoside

/sen·no·side/ (sen´o-sīd) either of two anthraquinone glucosides, sennoside A and B, found in senna as the calcium salts; a mixture of the two is used as a cathartic.

sennoside

(sĕn′ə-sīd′)
n.
Either of two glycosides found in dried senna leaves and used in laxative preparations.

sennoside

A dimeric anthraquinone glycoside isolated from senna (Cassia senna) and rhubarb, which is used as a cathartic.
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Sennoside A+B calcium salt was used as a purgative in this study.
The sennosides are generally used in combination with PEG.
2007), Sennosides (Sennoside A and Sennoside B) are considered to be the purgative components (Xiao et al.
Sennoside yields in Tinnevelly senna affected by deflowering and leaf maturity.
From the data obtained it was concluded that sennosides A and B, as well as their aglycones sennidine A and B are transported through the Caco-2 monolayers in a concentration-dependent manner and their transport was linear with time.
Azoxymethane (AOM) was purchased from Sigma (Milan, Italy); SE (from Cassia angustifolia containing about 50% of sennosides B) was obtained from Indena (Milan, Italy).
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Unlike fiber-only products, SennaPrompt contains natural sennosides for gentle and predictable relief from constipation within 6 to 12 hours, according to a company spokeswoman.
41) There is a theoretic concern of hepatotoxicity since sennosides are converted into rhein anthro, which is structurally similar to dantron, a laxative well known to be hepatotoxic.
So for weight loss products the possible adulterants are sennosides (laxatives), triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) (metabolism enhancers), and N-Nitroso-fenfluramine and Fenfluramine (appetite suppressants), and we are screening diet aids for these substances.