This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of senna pods. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing senna pods.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing senna pods. For practical information about using senna pod medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Sennae fructus|
|English common name||Senna pods|
|Botanical name||Cassia senna L.; Cassia angustifolia Vahl|
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European Union herbal monograph