senna

April 7, 2018

Digestive Aid / Nausea / Constipation

Digestive aids can be gastro-protective, anti-inflammatory, and/or improve elimination.  Key herbs include peppermint, ginger, and fennel, slippery elm, aloe, and licorice. For indigestion, sniff peppermint oil, chew fennel seeds, or drink ginger tea. For constipation, eat more fiber, stay hydrated, and exercise. For diarrhea, keep hydrated and try probiotics. For […]
April 11, 2018
dried fruit and senna leaf laxative treats recipe

Dried Fruit & Senna Leaf Treat Recipe

Get the bowels moving with this Dried Fruit & Senna Leaf balls Recipe By: Kathy Sadowski, MS in Aromatherapy, Registered Aromatherapist, LMT, RYT Dried Fruit & Senna Leaf Balls Recipe Ingredients ​1/4 pound of fig ​1/4 pound of prune ​1/4 pound of raisins 1/4 pound of dates 1/2 ounce of […]
April 19, 2018

Anthraquinones (including emodin)

These are phenolic compounds.  Plants containing anthraquinones include senna, cascara, alder buckthorn, rhubarb, yellow dock, and aloe.  Excessive internal use may interfere with certain drugs, and/or cause potassium depletion and other side effects.  See Aloe Herb Monograph. Links to Plants Containing Anthraquinones   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents […]