Senna. Latin Name: Cassia angustifolia. Encapsulated Senna leaves containing a guaranteed natural potency of 10 mg. Sennoside in each capsule. Senna is used for relief of occasional constipation and bowel irregularity. This product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.*
Adults and children over 15 years of age: Oral dosage is 12 to 50 milligrams once or twice daily. Take four or five capsules at bedtime, or as needed, with a full 8-ounce glass of water, juice, or other liquid.
The following list is for serving size of 1 capsule (proprietary formula)Primary IngredientsSenna LeavesOther Ingredients: GelatinAdditional Information: Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative may indicate a serious condition. Discontinue use and consult your doctor.Usage Warnings: Do not use laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor. If you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks, consult a doctor before using a laxative.Senna should be avoided during pregnancy and by nursing mothers. The smallest dose possible should be used to achieve a bowel movement because higher doses can cause abdominal pain, severe cramping, colic and nausea. (This effect is known as griping in older herbal references.) Senna can be habit-forming.