Senna pods

Senna Pods

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Senna has various names such as Tinnevelly Senna, Alexandrian Senna, Senna alexandrina, Senna cassia, and Khartoum Senna.

Senna is a small plant which grows naturally in northern African forests but has been adopted for commercial purposes in various countries. The pods are common in the cure of various diseases as they contain active ingredients that help in the alleviation of such.

Senna pod has various ingredients that include albumen, rhein-dianthrone diglycerides, sodium and potassium salts, hydroxyanthracene glycosides, aglycones and glycosides, dianthrone glycosides, volatile oil, starch, mono anthraquinone, resin, mucilage a representative of atherton

Senna pod will help to

  • Relax the body muscles.
  • Attract and keep love.

Medical uses

Senna pods have various uses but the most significant is laxative use, it has been used as a laxative for quite a long time and the results are quite positive. The effects of using the pods are quite positive, and in the modern day medicine, the pods and leaves give an extract that the pharmaceutical manufacturers use to make laxatives for minor cases, which are simply identified as gentle laxatives.

The extract obtained from the leaves is quite strong and can lead to serious complications if not used correctly and the right dosage. There have been reported cases of cramping and acute diarrhoea in some reported overdose cases. To save the situation, senna seed pods are used as they are more gentle than the rather. They are prescriptions for constipation and hard stool. Hard stools have various effects such as causing anal fissures or hemorrhoids.

The efficacy of senna is indisputable due to the long positive history.  However, overuse of the senna pod can cause boomerang or simply the situation where the body becomes dependent on a drug in order to function properly. The senna pods are boiled to make a tea which is taken in appropriate doses.

Senna should not be used for a period of more than a week without a doctor’s advice. It will as well not work well for those with bowel complications and pregnant women.

Magical uses

In the magical world, senna seed is used for making love charms and spells. However, to perform this properly it is not to be used alone but rather in a combination with other lover herbs. To keep your lover to yourself, you will have to soak the senna pods in water alongside Cumin seeds and Coriander seeds for nine days.

Due to its laxative properties, you may as well use it to drive away a competitor. This will be by combining the senna pods with Black mustard seeds and Red pepper pods and then sprinkling them on the rival’s common path and the spell will catch them when they cross.

By Florance Saul
Aug 29, 2012