Senna extract can help to flush out excess toxins and residual waste matter out of the body, which promotes weight loss. However, much of the weight that is “lost” is water weight. So, consuming the extract should also be paired with dietary restrictions and exercise to have a full effect.
The rich source of sennosides found in this extract stimulate peristaltic motion and rapid detoxification through its laxative effect. This helps cure constipation. Senna is approved by FDA as a non-prescription laxative.
Senna helps in reducing swelling and quick healing of anal fissures and other haemorrhoids due to its laxative effects.
If you are struggling with constipation, bloating, cramping or indigestion, senna extract can often help by promoting the normal flow of food and waste matter through your bowels.
This specialty extract is also well-known as a diuretic, meaning it stimulates urination. This can release excess salts, fats, toxins and water from the body. Senna can often result in dehydration, so make sure you are staying well hydrated.
Senna extract, due to the presence of tannin, resin, and essential oils, is used to treat wounds, burns, and ringworms. Its anti-bacterial properties are also useful in fighting acne, and other skin aliments.
Hair Care & Color
Applying senna to your hair will ensure stronger, thicker, and voluminous hair. It also acts as a natural hair highlighter which gives ash blonde to golden color.
Certain compounds found in senna, such as sennosides, possess anti-parasitic effect. By eradicating intestinal worms and other gut parasites, this extract can help ensure that you get as many nutrients as possible from your meals.
Treats Colon Cancer
The antioxidants present in senna leaves help to reduce the occurrence of chronic disease in the body by neutralizing free radicals before they can cause oxidative stress, chronic disease, and even cancer, especially colon cancer.
Traditionally, senna extract has been used for a wide variety of inflammatory conditions, including headaches, fevers and inflammation of joints and tissues.