Botanical Name: Sennae Folium
Taste: bitter, sweet
Channels Entered: Large Intestine
Cautions & Contraindications:
- Contraindicated in women who are pregnant, breast feeding, or have a history of heavy bleeding. At the higher dosage, contraindicated for those who are weak.
Actions & Indications:
- Drains downward and guides out stagnation: for constipation due to heat accumulation in the intestines. Can be used for both acute and chronic problems. Often used alone.