Senna is a plant whose natural extracts have been used for its laxative properties for centuries.1,2 Over the years senna has remained a cornerstone in constipation medicine.2
The active ingredient in Senokot® Laxatives is purified senna, also known as sennosides. For over 55 years, loyal customers have relied on Senokot® Laxatives to provide gentle, effective overnight relief of occasional constipation.
References: 1. United States Department of Agriculture. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Plant Fact Sheet. Wild Senna. Available at: http://plants.usda.gov/factsheet/pdf/fs_sehe3.pdf 2. Annussek, Greg; Odle, Teresa. Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine. 2005. The Gale Group, Inc. Available at: http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/senna.aspx