About Nilavarai / Senna Dried Leaves (Raw)
Senna is the fruit (pod) or leaf of the plant Senna alexandrina. It is approved in the US as a laxative for short-term treatment of constipation. Senna contains many chemicals called sennosides. Sennosides irritate the lining of the bowel, which causes a laxative effect.
Benefits Nilavarai / Senna Dried Leaves (Raw)
The leaves and the fruit of the plant are used to make medicine. Senna is an FDA-approved nonprescription laxative. It is used to treat constipation and also to clear the bowel before diagnostic tests such as colonoscopy. Senna is also used for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), hemorrhoids, and weight loss.
Botanical Name : Cassia Acutifolia
English Name : Senna Dried Leaves
Tamil Name : நிலவாரை / Nilavarai
Hindi Name : भुईंखखसा / bhuikhakhasa
Malayalam Name: നിലവാക / Nilavaka
Telugu Name : నెలపొన్న , నేలతంగేడు / Nelaponna / Nelatangedu