Senna is a natural laxative made from the leaves and fruit of the senna plant.Senna is an herb. The leaves and the fruit of the plant are used to make medicine.It is used to treat constipation and also to clear the bowel before diagnostic tests such as colonoscopy.Senna is effective as a laxative for constipation.Senna tea has been marketed as a constipation treatment and a “detox” tea. There isn't enough information to know if senna is effective for the other conditions people use it for, including: hemorrhoids, losing weight, and others. Special Precautions While senna tea seems to be effective as a short-term constipation treatment, it should not be used long-term.Senna is generally well tolerated and thought to be safe for most people. However, it does have the potential to cause serious complications in some people with certain health conditions and who take certain medications. It is best to consult a doctor with any questions about taking senna.

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