Indian Senna is also known as Sonamukhi or Sanay (Botanical name – Cassia Angustifolia) is an annual leguminous herb cultivated extensively in the southern parts of the country for its pods and leaves which are used in Ayurveda as well as in a modern system of medicines.
Senna leaves are generally used for their laxative properties. In the scientific study of Senna, anthraquinones, sennosides, numerous minor sennosides have been identified, and all appear to contribute to the laxative effect. These compounds work as a laxative by smoothing & relaxing the tissues of the gastrointestinal tract, as digested food moves through the intestines.
As per Ayurveda Senna helps to eliminate Vitiated & putrefied Pitta through motion and gives relief in fever caused by excessive Pitta.
Senna supports reduction in ascites (fluid accumulation in stomach layers) with other medicines. Senna aids in the removal of toxins from the skin layer and removing it from the intestines. Sonamukhi helps to remove extra phlegm from the lungs and reduce the intensity of cough. Scientific studies of senna have shown a promising role in combating harmful bacteria & as an ideal antioxidant herb.
Senna leaf contains glycosides, glycosides pengonsumsian will increase the peristaltic motion that occurs in the stomach. When the peristaltic motion increases the secretion process occurs. Thus, the function of the senna leaf here is a drug that facilitates the process of secretion. While senna leaf seeds contain many vitamins, ranging from vitamin A, B, C, and D.
We deal in various types of Senna leaves in different form as below:
Here are the health benefits of Senna leaf extract
- Weight loss
- Treats Hemorrhoids
- Treats Indigestion
- Skin Care
- Treats colon cancer
- It helps smooth bowel/gut movement by flushing out unwanted food.
- It is also useful for stomach cleansing.
- It also works as a natural laxative.
- It helps to eliminate foul-smelling and toxic fluid content from stomach layers.
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