Senna Leaves 50g
Sena, commonly known as Sene-da-India, Sene-de-Tinnevelly or Sene-de-cartum (Cassia angustifolia Wahl.) And belongs to the Cesalpináceas family.
It is a perennial substrate, native to Arabia and East Africa, widely cultivated in India.
The parts used are the leaflets (leaves) and follicles (fruits).
Indicated in situations of:
- Occasional constipation
- Need for complete bowel emptying
Additional product information
Inflammatory bowel diseases.
Pregnancy, lactation and children under the age of 6 years.
It should not be used concomitantly with cardiotonics or the contraceptive pill because of the risk of decreasing its absorption at the intestinal level.
Irritating effect in cases of hemorrhoids.
|Side Effects and Toxicity||
Excessive doses or hypersensitivity to the drug can produce cramps and vomiting.
Senna should only be used for short periods of time, never exceeding 2 weeks, as the continued use of senna can lead to the destruction of the intramural nervous plexuses of the colon, producing an atonic large intestine without haustras, with a tubular aspect similar to that of colitis chronic ulcer.
|Presentation / Type of packaging||Pack of 120gr|
|Dosage / Application||
Infusion: Place 4 tablespoons in a container that resists the sudden action of heat. Pour 1 liter of boiling water over the plant, keeping the container closed for 5 to
10 minutes and then filter. Take 3 to 4 cups a day outside meals.