Senna Leaves (Senna)

Senna Leaves (Senna) are characterized by the etymology of their name as laxatives. They also help eliminate toxins from the blood. At the same time, they have been used in skin diseases, due to their anti-fungal action.

The whole leave is available.

Description

General Informations

Senna Leaves come from the plant called Senna. It belongs to the family Fabaceae with the Latin name Senna Alexandrina. It is a shrub and its name derives from the Arabic sanā, due to its laxative property.

Health Benefits and Uses

Numerous anthocyanins have already been isolated from the leaves. Moreover, the extract from them has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal action. The leaves are famous for their laxative effect and in addition to treating constipation, they also help eliminate toxins from the blood. The leaves, flowers, and fruits of the plant can work together to treat stomach problems. They are also used externally to treat skin conditions such as skin discoloration, psoriasis, and fungal skin infections.

Available Forms of Senna Leaves:

  • Whole Leaves

Origin: India

Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.