Health Concerns Gentle Senna for healthy gastrointestinal function support. The main ingredient in this blend is senna leaf which can act as a stimulant laxative. It supports muscle contraction in the intestines to move the stool through the gastrointestinal tract. Gentle Senna also contains herbs to support stool softening as well as offering a gentle detoxification effect. Recommended use: Three capsules, 3 times per day between meals, or as directed by a healthcare professional.