Herbal Information for Senna Leaf in Powder Form
Common Name: Senna Leaf
Botanical Name: Cassia Angustifolia Leaf
Channels/Meridians: Large Intestine
Pin Yin Name: Fan Xie Ye
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Pack Size: One Pound (1 lb.)
Other Names: Senna alexandrina, American Senna, Locust Plant, Wild Senna, Senna
- Support Healthy Digestion
- For Occasional Use of Constipation
- Supports Healthy Elimination
Cautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. Overdose of this leaf might result in cramping. Be sure to drink plenty of water while taking senna.
How to Use Senna Leaf
Senna leaf has been used for thousands of years and is a powerful herbal laxative. It can be made into a tea, but it should be made in standing cold water. One of the active constituents of senna is anthraquinone glycoside which acts primarily on the colon.
Senna Leaf Combines With:
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
- Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
- Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
- HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
- ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
- Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
- Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
- Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: 202110-51UPC:Global Trade Item Number: 767963017642Manufacturer Part Number 202110-51Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 5.00 (in)Height: 7.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)