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Senna sophera is a shrub, glabrous, about 3 m. in height. The compound leaves with 8-12 paired leaflets acute and tapering; bear rachies with single gland at the base. It has yellow flowers in carymbose racemes.
Possibly originating in India, today the plant is found in most tropical countries. It is common waste lands, on roadsides and in the forests. Root bark in used for preparation of the medicine. It has been used by ancient Indian physicians for its efficacy in respiratory disorders.
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