Sennoside A

analytical standard

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analytical standard

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≥96.0% (HPLC)




HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

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General description

Sennoside A is a hydroxy anthracene glycoside generally present in the polyherbal formulations that contain Cassia angustifolia leaves, which is used in the treatment of constipation.


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Certificate of Analysis
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Status of sennosides content in various Indian herbal formulations: method standardization by HPTLC
Aktar W, et al.
Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, 3, 64-68 (2008)
Mitsuko Takahashi et al.
Shokuhin eiseigaku zasshi. Journal of the Food Hygienic Society of Japan, 50(6), 297-303 (2010-01-13)
Sennoside A and B were detected in 21 commercial health tea products surveyed in 2000-2007, but there were 8 products in which the leaves could not be identified as senna because the leaves had become discolored. The results of assay...
Emi Matsui et al.
Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin, 34(9), 1438-1442 (2011-09-02)
Daiokanzoto (DKT), a Kampo medicine that includes the combination of two crude drugs (rhubarb and glycyrrhiza), is clinically effective for constipation. The aim of this study is to clarify the influence of glycyrrhiza, three glycyrrhiza constituents (glycyrrhizin, liquiritin, and liquiritin...
Huifang Li et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 37(3), 302-304 (2012-05-10)
To determine the difference on purgative biopotency of different processed products of rhubarb and compare rhubarb before and after preparation. The prime biopotency of rhubarb reference substance was determined by comparing with the control substance of sennoside B using rat...
Qiu-Ping Wu et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 33(4), 363-365 (2008-06-07)
To establish a method for determining the content of primary chemical constituents in the leaves of Cassia angustifolia. The HPLC with Diamonsil C18 (4.6 mm x 250 mm, 5 microm) column was used , acetonitrile-1% acetic acid (10:90-15: 85-18: 82-20:...

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