Senna is a natural herb whose leaves come from the Cassia senna plant. The leaves, flowers, and fruits of the senna plant have been used in tea as a laxative or stimulant for centuries. Senna leaves are often sold as part of detox teas because they have a powerful laxative effect and can help relieve constipation.
SENNA TEA: Senna tea can be slightly sweet, but it has strong bitter undertones. Because of this, people sometimes mix senna tea with green tea or add honey to improve its flavor.
HELP WITH CONSTIPATION: The most common benefit of senna leaves is relief from constipation. Senna leaves contain compounds called sennosides, which stimulate muscle contractions in the intestines.
SKIN HEALTH: Senna leaves contain essential oils and tannins that help to alleviate skin inflammation. With a strong antibacterial activity, they can be made into a compress which can be applied to wounds and burns.
DIGESTIVE HEALTH: In the case of indigestion, Senna contains natural enzymes that help to restore gastric juice secretions in the stomach. Senna, if used in the proper dosage for certain periods of time, has shown potential in reducing irritability in the intestines by improving overall digestion.
STORAGE: Senna Leaves should be stored in the refrigerator where it will stay fresh for several months. PACKAGING: This 100g variant comes in a food grade air tight jar which will make approx. 50 cups of tea.