It is frustrating to spend the days without the desired effects when consuming products against intestinal laziness and constipation, fiber drinks, pills, prunes, infusions and other remedies. Given this scenario, you can use an effective tea of natural origin whose safety and effects have been analyzed and endorsed by laboratories.
Laxative tea offers effective and rapid results, it is an infusion made with the leaves and pod of a medicinal plant called Cassia angustifolia (Senna / Sen). In pharmacies or herbal stores, you can find products made with this plant, containers with leaves or granules for tea, liquid or even capsules.
When tea is taken, one cup per day is recommended, preferably at night. The effects of this natural laxative may occur between 8 and 12 hours after ingestion.RELATED
Senna is a plant whose medications are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In addition to being used to treat constipation, it is used to clean the intestine before diagnostic tests such as a colonoscopy.
The archives of the National Library of Medicine of the United States, indicate that laxatives made with this plant are also used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (SCI), fissures in the lining of the anus (anal fissures) and hemorrhoids.
The fruits have a softer effect than the leaves. It is not recommended to take Cassia angustifolia if you have abdominal pain or diarrhea.
Long-term use of senna can cause dependence to evacuate.
Cassia Angustifolia. Credit: Passion4nature / CanvaCassia angustifolia
Cassia angustifolia is a plant native to Egypt, usually measuring half a meter high, they are grown mainly in the Middle East and India.
Senna contains many chemicals known as sennosides. Sennosides irritate the lining of the intestine which produces a laxative effect.
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