Description. Senna leaves are favourite and the most popular laxatives in China. Chinese doctors prescribe this herb for constipations, hypostasis and glaucoma, and externally for some skin illnesses and conjunctivitis. Senna is a powerful cathartic used in the treatment of constipation, working through a stimulation of intestinal peristalsis. Senna is mainly for severe constipation. Use. Senna used in hypertension and obesity. Senna leaf is a strong anthraquinone- containing purgative that is used only in acute constipation. Senna is a strong purgative that should be taken with care and in proper dosage. It has an irritant effect upon the intestinal membrane, and may cause griping, pain or nausea, along with liquid stools or diarrhea. The leaves of Senna are sometimes made into a paste and applied to various skin diseases. Ringworm and acne were both reduced in this way. Women must avoid using this product during pregnancy.
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