scientific name: Cassia senna L.Syn: Cassia acutifolia Delile & Cassia angustifolia Vahl.
Generic name: Folium Sennae
English names: Senna، Tinnevelly senna، Alexandrian senna، Khartoum senna
Persian name: Senate
Arabic names: السنا، سنای الکلب.
Senna is a laxative herb and is used to treat constipation as well as cleanse the bowel before diagnostic tests such as a colonoscopy. Senna is also used for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hemorrhoids, and weight loss.