Who should not drink senna tea?
Because senna can cause diarrhea, anyone taking warfarin should avoid using senna. Diuretics: Like senna, some diuretics can also decrease potassium and other electrolyte levels. Taking these two medications together can cause potassium levels to drop to a dangerous level.
How often should you drink senna tea?
To be on the safe side and avoid unwanted side effects, you shouldn’t drink more than one cup of senna tea a day, and do not use senna products for more than one week at a time. Senna tea is known to help naturally relieve constipation and clear out the bowels before a colonoscopy.
What are the side effects of senna leaves?
Common side effects of senna, which happen in more than 1 in 100 people, are stomach cramps and diarrhoea. You are particularly likely to get stomach cramps and diarrhoea with senna if you have constipation related to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Stop taking senna if you get diarrhoea.