An investigation was carried out to study the laxative property of aqueous extract Safoof-ESana in the unani formulation. Aqueous extract of Safoof-E-Sana was evaluated for laxative property and was measured by weighing the fecal out at 8th and 16th hour of drug administration. Safoof-E-Sana at 50, and 100 mg/kg showed dose dependent laxative effect. The results are compared with standard Senna. Safoof-E-Sana was showed significant laxative activity.
Ashok Kumar, B. S.; Bharathi, T.; Anupama, K.; Swapna, Pallavi; Usha, K.; Gayathri, N.; Reddy, Swetha; and Shailaja, M.
"Laxative Property of Safoof-E-Sana, a Unani Formulation,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2009
, Article 10.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2009/iss4/10