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Fan Xie Ye

Also Known As:
Alexandrian Senna, Alexandrinische Senna, Casse, Indian Senna, Khartoum Senna, Sena Alejandrina, Séné d'Egypte, Sennae folium, Sennae fructus, Sennae fructus acutifoliae, Sennae fructus angustifolia, Tinnevelly Senna, True Senna. Senna alexandrina, synonyms Cassia acutifolia, Cassia angustifolia, Cassia senna.


Fan Xie Ye             Properties: SWEET, BITTER  - COLD                    Dosage: 3 – 9g.

Senna                         Meridian Large Intestine                                            COOK 15 MIN

Leaf                        -drains down, guides out constipation due to heat

                        *contraindicated during pregnancy, menstruation or during nursing


Also Used For:

Orally, Fan Xie Ye / Senna used as a laxative for constipation, after anorectal surgery, for hemorrhoids, evacuating the GI tract to facilitate diagnostic tests, evacuation relief in individuals with anal fissures, and in "slimming" and "cleansing" teas.



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