Herbal Plant Senna

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Senna

Botanical name : Cassia Angustifolia
English name : Senna
This tea-like smelling herb has stimulant and irritating laxative properties, as well as cooling and anti-bacterial properties. It contains several dianthrone glycosides (including sennosides A and B), anthraquinone glycosides, mucilage and flavonoids.

Internal use: It is used to treat acute constipation and is useful after anal-rectal surgery, or with very painful hemorrhoids, as it ensures soft stools and easy bowel movements.

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