Usage : Senna, like many other herbs, has many therapeutic properties and has been used as a medicine for centuries. This leaf is mostly used to alleviate the symptoms of constipation and is also used as a colon cleanse. Senna is considered to be one of the most popular and traditional laxative that helps ease out the complications of constipation and other digestion related problems. The pods and seeds of the senna plant are used as a herbal medicine. The leaves are dried and used as concoction in herbal tea which also has the same benefits as the capsules or powder.