Senna Leaves(Rajavriksha)

Senna is a herb. The leaves and the product of the plant are utilized to make prescription.

Senna is a FDA-endorsed nonprescription diuretic. It is utilized to treat blockage furthermore to clear the entrail before indicative tests, for example, colonoscopy.

Senna is additionally utilized for fractious entrail disorder (IBS), hemorrhoids, and weight reduction.

Senna natural product is by all accounts gentler than senna leaf. This has driven the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) to caution against long haul utilization of senna leaf, however not senna organic product. The AHPA prescribes that senna leaf items be marked, “Don’t utilize this item in the event that you have stomach agony or looseness of the bowels. Counsel a medicinal services supplier preceding use on the off chance that you are pregnant or nursing. Cease use in case of looseness of the bowels or watery stools. Try not to surpass prescribed dosage. Not for long haul utilize.”

Product Description

How can it function?

Senna contains numerous chemicals called sennosides. Sennosides disturb the coating of the gut, which causes a diuretic impact.

Clogging. Taking senna by mouth is compelling for fleeting treatment of blockage. Senna is a FDA-endorsed nonprescription medication for grown-ups and kids ages 2 years and more seasoned. Nonetheless, in kids ages 3-15 years, mineral oil and a medicine called lactulose may be more viable than taking senna. Senna likewise seems, by all accounts, to be successful for treating clogging when utilized as a part of mix with psyllium or docusate sodium. In elderly individuals, senna in addition to psyllium is more compelling than lactulose for treating continuous clogging. Senna in addition to docusate sodium is compelling for treating stoppage in the elderly and in individuals who have experienced anorectal surgery. Taking senna seems, by all accounts, to be as compelling as lactulose, psyllium, and docusate for soothing obstruction in individuals taking opioids or loperamide.

Gut arrangement before colonoscopy. Taking senna by mouth is as viable as castor oil and bisocodyl for inside purifying. Some proof proposes that senna is additionally in any event as successful as polyethylene glycol for gut arrangement. Be that as it may, clashing confirmation exists. It is indistinct if bringing senna with polyethylene glycol is more compelling than taking polyethylene glycol alone. Senna has all the earmarks of being less compelling than sodium phosphate for entrail purging. Be that as it may, taking a mix of senna, sodium picosulfate, and polyethylene glycol has all the earmarks of being more successful than sodium phosphate for entrail prepration before colonoscopy.

Analytic imaging. Taking senna by mouth does not seem to enhance imaging of stomach organs.

  • Hemorrhoids.
  • Peevish gut ailment.
  • Shedding pounds.
  • Different conditions.

More proof is expected to rate the viability of senna for these Uses


Senna is LIKELY SAFE for most grown-ups and kids over age 2 when taken by mouth, short-term. Senna is a FDA-endorsed nonprescription solution. Senna can bring about some symptoms including stomach uneasiness, issues, and the runs.

Senna is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth long haul or in high measurements. Try not to utilize senna for over two weeks. Longer utilize can bring about the guts to quit working regularly and might bring about reliance on purgatives. Long haul utilize can likewise change the sum or adjust of a few chemicals in the blood (electrolytes) that can bring about heart work issue, muscle shortcoming, liver harm, and other unsafe impacts.

Unique Precautions and Warnings:

Pregnancy and bosom encouraging: Senna is POSSIBLY SAFE amid pregnancy and bosom bolstering when taken by mouth, short-term. It is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth long haul or in high measurements. Long haul, visit utilize, or utilization of high dosages has been connected to genuine reactions including diuretic reliance and liver harm.

Albeit little measures of senna cross into bosom drain, it doesn’t appear to be an issue for nursing babies. For whatever length of time that the mother utilizes senna as a part of prescribed sums, senna does not bring about changes in the recurrence or consistency of infants’ stools.

Electrolyte unsettling influences, potassium lack: Overuse of senna can exacerbate these conditions.

Lack of hydration, looseness of the bowels or free stools: Senna ought not be utilized as a part of individuals with parchedness, the runs, or free stools. It can exacerbate these conditions.

Gastrointestinal (GI) conditions: Senna ought not be utilized by individuals with stomach torment (either analyzed or undiscovered), intestinal blockage, Crohn’s illness, ulcerative colitis, an infected appendix, stomach irritation, butt-centric prolapse, or hemorrhoids.

Coronary illness: Senna can bring about electrolyte aggravations and might exacerbate coronary illness.


  • For stoppage in grown-ups and kids over the age of 12: the typical measurement is 17.2 mg every day. Try not to take more than 34.4 mg for each day.
  • For stoppage in kids: 8.5 mg every day expanded sufficiently only to bring about one defecation day by day has been utilized.
  • For stoppage in elderly individuals: 17 mg day by day has been utilized.
  • For stoppage taking after pregnancy: 28 mg in 2 isolated dosages has been utilized.


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