A member asked:

Whats the use of senna pods?

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Dr. Philip Chao answered

Specializes in Radiology

Laxative: Helps your bowels move - it irritates them.

Answered 3/23/2016

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Senna: Senna is a tropical/ subtropical plant (250 species) containing sennosides. The leaves & pods can be dried and used as a stimulant laxative which effects lower bowels.

Answered 9/7/2014

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