Senna

Scientific Name

Cassia acutifolia and C. angustifolia


Overview

Senna is mostly known for its laxative affects.  It treats constipation.  Senna should not be used for over ten days at a time and should not be used at all for those who are pregnant and those who have gastrointestinal and abdominal issues.


Function


Forms Available


Recommended Intake


Deficiency


Sources in the Diet


Challenges Presented


Watson Products


Sources

  1. [0] – The New Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements, and Herbs