The homeland of this plant is the valley of the Nile River, it was from this place that Senna arrived in other countries. Since it was exported it from the port city of Alexandria, to many countries (including Russia), Fan Xie was known for a long time as the 'Alexandrian leaf'. Further cultivation of senna bushes for medical use started in India, Pakistan and Kazakhstan.
Senna leaves are widely used as one of the main ingredients of weight-loss tablets and teas , due to its mild laxative effect. Regular use of Senna leaves normalizes the bowel and in a fairly short period of time helped to get rid of excess weight. A decoction of Senna leaves can be a great addition to the diet.
Main region of planting
– Guangdong, Yunnan, Hainan
Advices for the best brewing
Time 300" Amount 2g Water 500ml Temperature 70 ̊ Steeps 1
International brewing method
Time 30"60"120"180" Amount 4-8g Water 150-300 ml Temperature 80 ̊ Steeps 4
Chinese brewing method
To get the maximum amount of nutrients from the plant, try preparing a lavander infusion. Take 3-4 grams of the dry plant per 500 ml of water and infuse for 10-15 minutes.
Normalizes the work of the gastrointestinal tract; Promotes weight loss; Removes toxins from the body