Senna (Cassia Senna) is a plant from the Fabaceae family, the popular name senna derives from Sennar, a region of Namibia on the lower reaches of the Blue Nile, the place where the plant seems to have originated. Known and used since the Greeks and Romans for the many therapeutic activities that were attributed to it, so much so that they said: "get yourself some Senna which will be a remedy for every evil, except for death".
The main properties of Senna are powerful laxative, anthelmintic, febrifuge. Senna leaves are particularly recommended for constipation, acute constipation and hemorrhoids. This action is given by some chemical compounds contained within the Senna: the anthraquinones which favor the stimulation of peristalsis.
It is possible to find Senna within the intestinal Wellbeing , where it is associated with other active ingredients.
Papaya helps to counteract bloating, meteorism and flatulence. Papaya in fact contains an enzyme papain which helps to promote digestion even in those subjects with sluggish intestinal motility.
Guar gum, obtained from the Indian guar plant, is able to regulate intestinal activities without causing swelling and heaviness. In particular, it has a thickening function, useful for increasing fecal volume.
Lemon balm counteracts flatulence thanks to its carminative properties (which eliminate the air from the intestine and stomach). Thanks to its emollient and antispasmodic properties it is also able to act effectively on the visceral somatizations that stress and anxiety have on the gastrointestinal system.
Pineapple helps to counteract constipation and intestinal irregularity. Promotes evacuation without weakening the intestinal muscles responsible for peristalsis.
Vitamin C extracted from acerola has an antioxidant effect and boosts the immune system which is mainly located in the intestine.
WHAT BENEFITS DOES IT BRING?
The synergy of these extracts allows to obtain a balanced and particularly useful remedy for:
- Sense of heaviness
- Swollen belly
- Digestive difficulties
HOW TO TAKE IT?
Since the therapeutic effect of Senna is obtained after about 6-8 hours from taking it, it is good to take intestinal wellness in the evening before going to bed. 1-2 capsules are recommended as needed. To enhance its effectiveness it can be associated with Carrigenae seaweed , to be consumed in the morning on an empty stomach.