Senna is one of the most often used herb in Ayurveda- traditional Indian system of health. . It has a reputation as a powerful purging herb
Senna is a small, perennial, branched, drought resistant undershrub growing to a height of 60 - 75 cm.
The leaves and green, immature pods contain glycosides like sennocides A and B, which are extensively used as a laxative particularly for habitual constipation.
Senna Powder- 3-6 grams per day.