Senna Leaf (Senna alexandrina)
A herbal food supplement
Senna alexandrina fol
Traditionally, Senna alexandrina was used in the form of Senna pods, or as herbal tea made from the leaves, as a laxative. Not recommended for continuous use. Please consult your medical physician or a qualified Medical Herbalist if you are struggling with chronic constipation. To be used away from any prescription medications as it may affect absorption.
Please note: image of product shows the fresh leaf. Our dispensary offers senna leaf in a dried format, so appearance will vary.
The loose dried leaf.
100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.
Vegetarians and vegans.
Infusion: 1 teaspoons of herb to a cup of cold water. Pour boiling water over the herb and leave to infuse for 5 to 10 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink up to 3 cups daily unless told otherwise by a medical herbalist.
This product will have a laxative effect. Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, or taking any medication. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner.
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