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Dried Senna Powder (Cassia angustifolia) - 100g

Dried Senna Powder (Cassia angustifolia) - 100g

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Dried Senna Powder is mostly used as a powerful cathartic in the treatment of constipation. (It stimulates the intestinal peristalsis, triggering bowel movement some 12 hours later.)

Size: 100g.

This product is certified: Vegan and Food Grade.

INCI: Cassia angustifolia
  • Anal- fissures

  • Anti-diarrheal
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Cellular Regeneration
  • Children’s laxative
  • Cleansing
  • Detoxifying
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Pre and post operative cleansing.
  • Infusion: Pour 1 cup of boiling water onto ¼teaspoon (1 -2 mg) of powder. Leave for 10-15 min. Strain and drink morning and night. Will have an effect 6- 12 hours later.
  • Do not use for longer than 10 days
  • Always remember that constipation is the cause of something else and this should be sought and dealt with
  • Habitual use will cause lazy bowel syndrome
  • Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Overdose can lead to painful stomach cramps and diarrhea
  • Continuous use can lead to potassium deficiency
  • Chronic use of sennoside laxatives often causes pseudomelanosis coli and that is lately discovered to be associated with increased colorectal cancer risk
  • Overdose can lead to painful stomach cramps and diarrhea
  • It can be corrected with1/4 amount of a stomachic herb like ginger or fennel seeds with the dose.
  • Can cause nausea, vomiting, and may lead to inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract
About These Botanicals

This product is grown in an organic and regenerative fashion with as minimal use of insecticides, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides as possible, in certified organic fertilizer. The product is certified food grade. It is not certified organic. Suitable for Kosher, Halaal and Hindi diets.

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