Organic Senna Leaf Powder

Botanical Name: Senna alexandrina
Forms Available: Dried leaf, Powdered leaf

Native to EgyptSenna leaf is a potential herb widely grown in countries like Somalia and India as wellIt contains dianthrone glycosides, Sennosides A and B, Sennosides C and D, and aloe. It is used in the treatment of a number of health conditions, such as constipation, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and anal fissures. Senna extracts are used in herbal teas to promote weight management and detoxify the body.

Family: Fabaceae    Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae    Tribe: Cassieae    Genus: Senna

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  • 1. What is the Moisture content in Organic senna Leaf powder that you provide?
    The moisture content in our organic senna leaf Powder is below 5%. This offers better control over microbial growth and increases the overall shelf life.
  • 2. Why do we accept Ash values less than 5%?
    We accept ash value less than 5% as ash value greater than this indicates the presence of inorganic metal salts in the product.
  • 3. What is the acceptable limit for ash values and why?
    Our products contain ash value below 5%. Ash value greater than 5% is an indicator of the presence of inorganic metal salts in the product.
  • 4. What is the mesh size of Organic senna Leaf powder?
    The mesh size of products provided by us is generally between 40-80 mesh.
  • 5. What mesh size is suitable for me to purchase?
    You should consider the end application of the product to determine the mesh size you need to buy. Preformulation studies are known to help in selecting a particular mesh size.
  • 6. Do you use any pesticide in Organic senna Leaf powder?
    No pesticides are used in the organic senna leaf powder that we provide. Our Products are tested for the presence of pesticides as per the USDA 561 list of prohibited pesticides and European Union Minimum Residual limits (MRLs), in globally recognized third-party labs like Eurofins, SGS &TUV.
  • 7. What are heavy metals you consider for qualifying this material and why?
    We test our products for the presence of heavy metals including cadmium, arsenic, mercury, and lead as these are known as carcinogens and considered harmful for human consumption beyond certain limits. We also make sure our products abide by California prop 65 regulations for lead content below 0.5 ppm levels.
  • 8. Is the heavy metal content in this product safe for human consumption?
    Yes, all the heavy metals contents are within the limit as per CA Prop 65. Hence, it is suitable for human consumption.
  • 9. What is CA prop 65?
    CA prop 65 refers to California’s Safe Drinking Water & Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This act has charted out a list of chemicals that are likely to cause birth defects, reproductive issues, and cancer in humans. We make sure the products supplied by us are free from these chemicals or abide by the necessary residual limits.
  • 10. What microbial parameters you consider while qualifying this product?
    We make sure the microbial parameters in our products abide by the microbial limits charted out by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA). Our products are tested for total plate count (TPC), E. Coli & Salmonella, and yeast and mold.
  • 11. Is E. coli & salmonella present in Organic senna Leaf powder?
    No, E. coli & salmonella are not present in the organic senna leaf powder that we provide.
  • 12. Is this Organic Senna Leaf Powder Irradiated?
    We do not supply Irradiated senna leaf powder in order to maintain the organic integrity of our products.
  • 13. Is Organic Senna Leaf Powder GMO-Free?
    Yes, our products are free from GMO. As GMOs are dangerous for health, we do not accept organic senna leaf powder from the facilities where GMOs are manufactured, processed, or produced.
  • 14. Is the Organic Senna Leaf powder you provide BSE/TSE Free?
    Yes, the organic senna leaf powder that we provide is free from Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) & Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE).