In recent years, with the gradual improvement of people's living standards, the problem of excess nutrition has become particularly prominent, and health problems such as constipation caused by lack of exercise and refined food have become more and more prominent. This kind of problem has given birth to the vigorous development of various health care products and food markets, such as defecation and bowel cleansing.
Senna leaf is the dried leaflet of the legume plant Cassia Angustifolia Vahl. or Cassia acutifolia Lelile.
1. Diarrheagenic effect: Senna leaf is usually considered to be a contact laxative. After direct contact with the intestinal mucosa, it can increase the permeability of the mucosa, make electrolytes and water diffuse into the intestinal cavity, so that the electrolytes in the intestinal cavity increase, and increase the periodic peristalsis, causing the diarrheagenic effect.
2. Antiviral effect: Senna leaf extract has an inactivation effect on viruses, and the analysis of active ingredients shows that anthraquinone glycosides have no antiviral effect.
3. Antibacterial effect
4. Hemostatic effect
5. Scavenge free radicals