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Medication Description: Senna Leaves (Folia Sennae)

SENNA LEAVES (Folia Sennae).

Synonym: Cassia leaf (Folium Cassiae).

Collected in the phase of flowering and fruiting, dried and threshed leaves of cultivated bushes of hollow cassia (Cassia acutifia Del.) And narrow-leaved (Cassia angustifolia Vahl.), Herewith. legumes (Fabaseae).

Contain emodin, chrysophane acid and other substances. The number of anthracene derivatives in terms of chrysophanic acid should be at least 1, 35%.

The laxative effect of preparations from senna leaves is similar to that of rhubarb preparations and other herbal laxatives containing antraglycosides. Laxative effect usually occurs after 6 to 10 hours.

Due to the relatively low content of resinous substances, senna preparations are usually well tolerated. However, with higher doses, there may be a colicky abdominal pain, flatulence. In these cases, reduce the dose.

Release form: the crushed raw materials in cardboard packs on 50 g.

Apply the following drugs senna.

Water infusion of senna leaves (Infusum foliorum Sennai) from 5 to 10 g per 100 ml of water; appoint 1 tablespoon 2 to 3 times a day.

Senna leaf (crushed) is also produced in the form of briquettes weighing 75 g, divided into 10 lobes. Two slices are poured with a glass of boiling water, boiled for 5 minutes, infused for an hour, filtered, cooled. Take 1 tablespoon 1 - 2 - 3 times a day.

Tablets of senna extract dry 0.3 g (Ta bulettae éxtrasti Sennae sicci 0,3). Tablets of brownish-gray color (with impregnations), sweetish bitter taste. Contain 0.3 g of dry extract obtained from senna leaves by extraction with 70% alcohol.

Assign 1 to 2 tablets 2 to 3 times daily before meals or 1 to 2 tablets at night and in the morning on an empty stomach.

Form release: in banks of 25 tablets.

Storage: in a dry place.

The powder of licorice root complex (Julius Glycyrrhizée smpositus) contains 20 parts of senna leaves in powder, 20 parts of licorice root, 10 parts of fennel fruit powder, 10 parts of purified sulfur, 40 parts of sugar powder.

Assign as a laxative laxative to adults (especially with hemorrhoids) 1 to 2 teaspoons, for children - 1 / 4-1 / 3 teaspoons 1 to 2 3 times a day, stirred in water.

Storage: in a dry, dark place.

Senna complex infusion, or Viennese drink (Infusum Sennаe сmоsitum). Prepared from 10 parts of senna leaves, cut up, 10 parts of sodium-potassium tartrate (seniet salt), 10 parts of purified honey, 10 parts of alcohol 95%, 75 parts of boiling water. Dark brown transparent liquid honey smell, sweet-salty taste.

Assign an adult to 1 - 3 tablespoons at the reception; children 2 - 4 years 1 teaspoon, 5 - 7 years - 1 dessert spoon, 8 - 14 years - 1 dessert 1 tablespoon.

Tea laxative N 2. Composition: 3 parts of senna leaves, 2 parts of buckthorn bark and Zhostera fruits, 1 part of anise and licorice root.

One tablespoon brew a glass of boiling water, insist 20 minutes, strain; take at night for 1/2 - 1 glass.

Hemorrhoidal tea (Sresies antihaemorrhoidalis). Ingredients: 20 g of senna leaf, buckthorn bark, yarrow herb, coriander fruit, licorice root.