Origin: Leaves of the Senna plant
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Overview: Senna Leaf Extract is used for a variety of things but is most well-known to help treat constipation and also to clear the bowel before medical tests such as colonoscopy. It contains the active ingredients anthraquinone derivatives and senna glycosides or sennosides. Senna Leaf Extract also works as a non-prescription laxative and helps with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hemorrhoids, and in some cases weight loss.
- Providing relief from constipation
- Treating intestinal worms
- Treating indigestion
- Promoting weight loss
- Boosting immunity
- Improving urinary continence
- Alleviating the symptoms of hemorrhoids
Common Dosage: The recommended dosage for Senna Leaf Extract is 17 mg daily.