Trituration or tincture of the dried leaves.
Common Name: Cassia Acutifolia
Causes & Symptoms for Senna
- It is said to have a good laxative effect, hence used to aid the constipation complaints.
- Senna is used to relieve the colic complaints felt in the children.
- Complaints of gas and wind in the children, muscular weakness.
- Exhaustion with weakness is characteristic of Senna.
- Heat of the hands and the palms is an indication for Senna.
Mind and Head
Inability to think and no desire to work.
Heaviness of the head as if pressed down is relieved with Senna.
Senna has a characteristic symptom of frequent repeated sneezing with exhausting and panting breathing.
Excess sneezing that cause heat of the hands.
Mouth and Throat
Small vesicles that cause cuts of the lips.
Stomach and abdomen
Nausea with inclination to vomit, with sinking sensation felt in the stomach.
Emptiness and uneasiness felt in the stomach.
Stool and Anus
Diarrhoea with straining and prolapsed rectum and sore anus
Sleeplessness, with cries and tossing, especially in the case of infants.
Side effects of Senna
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Senna
Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Senna
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.