The main ingredients in Extra Strength 3 Ballerina Tea are green tea leaves and the herb senna. Although it does not contain caffeine, you must be careful when consuming this beverage because of several potential side effects
Senna acts as a laxative, promoting movement of nutrients through the digestive tract. Consuming large amounts can cause diarrhea, loose stools or abdominal pain. However, if you have constipation, drinking this tea may help alleviate the condition.
In addition its laxative properties, the active ingredient in Extra Strength 3 Ballerina Tea is a mild stimulant. In can increase heart rate and respiration, as well as decrease appetite. Use of this tea can also lead to profuse sweating and anxiety when taken in high doses.
Pregnant and lactating mothers need to exercise caution when drinking this tea. It is not yet known how senna affects the developing fetus, or whether the herb is excreted in breast milk. The green tea component by itself, however, is considered safe and beneficial to consume.