Senna Pods 500g

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Senna Pods 

Senna acts on the lower bowel, and is especially useful in alleviating constipation. It increases the peristaltic movements of the colon.

Senna was used in the form of senna pods, or as herbal tea made from the leaves, as a laxative.

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Senna Pods 

Senna acts on the lower bowel, and is especially useful in alleviating constipation. It increases the peristaltic movements of the colon.

Senna was used in the form of senna pods, or as herbal tea made from the leaves, as a laxative.

Modern medicine has used extracts since at least the 1950s as a laxative. If accidentally ingested by infants, it can cause side effects such as severe diaper rash.The active ingredients are several senna glycosides which interact with immune cells in the colon.

 

Senna Pods 500g

 

 

Uses

Senna is most commonly used as a laxative.

Senna leaves or pods have been used as a stimulant laxative at dosages of 0.6 to 2 g/day, with a daily dose of sennoside B from 20 to 30 mg. The brand Senokot is available in 8.6 and 17.2 mg tablets. A bitter tea can be made containing senna 0.5 to 2 g (ie, ½ to 1 teaspoon). Senna should not be used at higher doses or for extended periods of time.

Contraindications

Senna is contraindicated in patients with intestinal obstruction, ulcerative colitis, appendicitis, and Crohn disease. Senna is not recommended for children younger than 2 years of age.

Pregnancy/Lactation

Category C . Use with caution until more definitive information is known. Some data suggest endometrial stimulation and mutagenic and genotoxic effects with senna usage. Other sources suggest it is the laxative drug of choice in pregnancy.

Interactions

Use of senna with drugs known to deplete potassium, such as diuretics, should be limited or avoided. Because senna may cause diarrhea, caution is warranted in patients receiving warfarin, because diarrhea can reduce the absorption of vitamin K and increase the risk of bleeding.

To be used in case of:

- Constipation obstruction by heat with bloat.
- Food Accumulations.
- Ascites.
- Edema.
- Peptic ulcer with hemorrhage.

- Occasional constipation in adults, duration of therapy in up to 10 days, unless medical advice.
- Intestinal Bleeding (medical examinations).
- Hemorrhoids (Senna promotes loose stools) carefully before using the Senna for hemorrhoids ask your specialist will tell you if your case is shown.