Senna (Swarnamukhi or Sonamukhi) is basically a flowering plant belonging to the legume family Fabaceae. PTI Senna Leaf Powder is made from Senna leaves. It tastes bitter and acrid and increases body heat.
PTI Senna Leaf Powder is more useful as a laxative, either to relieve constipation or in some cases, to help with weight loss. Today, Senna powder is increasingly mixed in herbal teas and supplements that claim to boost metabolism and promote weight loss. This Powder helps in managing constipation due to its laxative property. Contains certain constituents that help loosen the stool and speed up bowel movement. It also promotes easy excretion of the stool.
It also helps to remove worms from the intestine due to its anthelmintic property. Applying Senna leaf paste on the skin helps in managing various skin problems like inflammation, blisters, redness, etc. due to its healing property. Senna leaves extracts can be applied topically to get smooth, shiny, and strong hair. This powder is very useful not only in providing shine to the hair but also in strengthening and thickening your hair. Senna powder not only beautifies your hair but also improves scalp condition and treats dandruff.
To make Senna tea, follow the steps given below:
Boil water in a small pot.
Add the Senna leaf powder, cover the pot and allow them to stay for 8-10 minutes.
Strain the mixture into a teacup.
Add honey or sugar and enjoy.
Excessive consumption of Senna might cause severe diarrhea and loss of fluid from the body. So, it is advisable to take Senna as recommended by a physician.