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HERB OF THE MONTH: Senna (Cassia Senna)

Common name: Cassia Description: Small wood shrub to three feet. Pointed leaves. Seeds encased in pod. Parts used: Leaflets, seed pods. Common use: Limited but important use as a colon cleanser. Senna is a superior laxative, and an ingredient in many over-the-counter preparations found in supermarkets and pharmacies everywhere. Comments: Drunk as tea by people […]

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