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Senna Plant MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Senna Plant
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.401.718
Unique ID
D029846
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D029846
Annotation
note entry terms: CASSIA and CASSIA TREE see CINNAMOMUM AROMATICUM are also available; SENNA EXTRACT is also available
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. SENNA EXTRACT is obtained from members of this genus. Members contain ANTHRAQUINONES and have been an ingredient in laxatives (CATHARTICS). Many species of the CASSIA genus have been reclassified into this genus. This bush should not be confused with the Cassia tree (CINNAMOMUM).
Entry Term(s)
Cassia angustifolia
Cassia occidentalis
Cassia senna
Coffee Senna
Senna alexandrina
Senna occidentalis
Registry Number
txid53922
Related Numbers
txid126820
txid72402
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Senna Plant Preferred
Senna occidentalis Narrower
Senna alexandrina Narrower
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