This ingredient turns “detox teas” into natural laxatives
Detox teas touted for weight-loss and belly-reducing benefits surged in popularity around 2017, but reports of unwanted gastrointestinal symptoms (read: cramps, constipation, diarrhea) quickly followed.
These terrible side effects are due to an ingredient called senna leaf, and despite the poop and bowel horror stories many customers tell us, there are still plenty of senna leaf detox teas on the market today, including All Day Slimming Tea Evening tea. Detox Tea, Flat Tummy Tea, and 28-Day Ultimate Teatox by SkinnyMint (are you seeing a trend with these product names?).