Senna (Cassia senna)

Senna (Cassia senna)

Senna

(Cassia senna)

Description…

Senna is a powerful and well known laxative that should not be taken lightly. Doses should always be kept to the prescribed amounts on the packaging.

How It May Benefit You…

  • constipation

Caution

Should not be taken for more than 10 days at a time. Large doses can cause diarrhoea, nausea, severe stomach cramps, or dehydration. Avoid senna if you are pregnant, nursing, or have gastrointestinal ailments.

WARNING: Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.

Availability…

Available in prepared tea bags, syrups, and tablets, as well as in the form of dried leaves and seedpods.

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