senna

[ US /ˈsɛnə/ ]
[ UK /sˈɛnɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. any of various plants of the genus Senna having pinnately compound leaves and showy usually yellow flowers; many are used medicinally
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How To Use senna In A Sentence

  • Senna was arguably the greatest racing driver of all time.
  • Aloe emodin is found both free and as a glycoside in plants having increasing commercial importance, including aloe and senna.
  • The topics include more commonly used products such as kava, ginkgo biloba and St. John's wort, and some older but mainstream products such as aloe and the laxatives senna and cascara sagrada.
  • Cannot you recall many a wry face; cannot you remember how unpleasant the after sensations when stern, but kind mothers forced a nauseous decoction called "senna" down your widely-gaping throat? In Eastern Seas Or, the Commission of H.M.S. 'Iron Duke,' flag-ship in China, 1878-83
  • The prophecy, probably, contemplates ultimately, besides the affliction and deliverance in Sennacherib's time, the destruction of Jerusalem by Rome, the dispersion of the Jews, their restoration, the destruction of the enemies that besiege the city (Zec 14: 2), and the final glory of Israel (Isa 29: 17-24). Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • Obadiah's was fulfilled probably in Sennacherib's time Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • He speaks terror, in Sennacherib's invasion, to the hypocrites, who were the people of God's wrath, v. 6. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
  • Laxatives such as senna, cascara sagrada, or aloe stimulate fluid secretion into the colon and encourage the muscles of the intestinal wall to contract.
  • They can include such herbs as dandelion root, aloe, artichoke, saffron, rhubarb root, gentian, angelica root, myrrh, and senna, to name a few.
  • Ayrton Senna is always carrying on about the intellectual and spiritual fascination of discovering his own limits in a racing car.
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