Senna is an herb. The leaves and the fruit of the plant are used to make medicine. Senna leaf extract has been identified as a traditional remedy for stomach upset, its popularity has been on the rise as a dietary supplement for weight loss.
Senna is known to be a leafy shrub with two species used in herbal remedies: cassia occidentalis and ditremexaoccidentalis.
Senna leaf extract helps to relieve constipation and its painful effects. Herbalists and nutritionists have invented ways of taking this herb for convenience. It could be taken as tea, a capsule or a juice drink. It is also used as an ingredient in milk; it has lactose that makes it easy for kids to move their bowels.
Senna is a herb that is generally used for its laxative properties.