This potent blend was used traditionally in China to help promote cleansing, detoxification, and digestion. Senna and Malva verticillata are herbal stimulant laxatives that were used to promote bowel movements and cleansing. Licorice root is known as the "Great Detoxifier" in Chinese herbology. It was used to tonify the stomach and spleen, and to augment and harmonize the action of the other herbs. Persimmon and papaya were used to support healthy stomach function and digestion. Remember when dieting to follow a balanced weight loss diet and the advice of your health care professional. Be sure to eat plenty of fresh vegetables, fruits, juices and pure water. For additional support in cleansing, use this tea along with Triple Leaf Detox Tea.