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I'm drinking a detox tea with senna in it. It says to drink the tea for 30 days. While I don't have diarrhea it is loose. Am I okay?

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Dr. Aaron Roland
Family Medicine

In brief: Detox is bogus

Senna is an herbal laxative.
It will make your stools loose. Although it is not particularly dangerous; indeed doctors will often prescribe senna for those who need it, there is no need for a "detox" and teas would be useless for providing any meaningful benefit.

In brief: Detox is bogus

Senna is an herbal laxative.
It will make your stools loose. Although it is not particularly dangerous; indeed doctors will often prescribe senna for those who need it, there is no need for a "detox" and teas would be useless for providing any meaningful benefit.
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