Buckthorn bark powder

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Botanical:  Rhamnus frangula (also known as Frangula alnus) Other common names:  Alder Buckthorn, Frangula Bark, Black Alder, Glossy Buckthorn, Black Dogwood, European Alder Buckthorn Country of Origin: Europe Buckthorn Bark is known as a mild, but effective, laxative that efficiently and thoroughly evacuates the intestines and bowel, relieving both chronic...

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Botanical:  Rhamnus frangula (also known as Frangula alnus)

Other common names:  Alder Buckthorn, Frangula Bark, Black Alder, Glossy Buckthorn, Black Dogwood, European Alder Buckthorn

Country of Origin: Europe

Buckthorn Bark is known as a mild, but effective, laxative that efficiently and thoroughly evacuates the intestines and bowel, relieving both chronic and atonic constipation.  It also stimulates the production of bile secretions, which promote healthy gallbladder and liver functions, helping to relieve jaundice and hepatitis.

Beneficial Uses:
Buckthorn Bark is mainly used as an aperient that acts as an herbal laxative without the harsh purging actions often associated with laxatives.  It is mild, but effectively causes rapid evacuation of the bowels. The basis of the herb's efficacy is thought to be the presence of anthraquinones - either free (i.e., aloe-emodin) that remain in the intestines and irritate the intestinal wall to stimulate elimination - or as sugar derivatives (glycosides), which are absorbed into the intestines and bloodstream and go on to stimulate the nerve center in the lower part of the intestine.  As such, Buckthorn Bark is said to be effective in cases of chronic constipation and atonic constipation, which is caused by inadequate intake of fluids, poor diet or overuse of purgatives that result in loss of natural reflexes.  It is also thought to ease abdominal bloating.

The tannins in Buckthorn Bark are believed to have herbal astringent properties and have been used to treat hemorrhoids.

Buckthorn Bark is believed to stimulate the liver and gallbladder. The herb is said to be beneficial as a treatment for liver disorders, such as jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, etc.  It is also thought to help a sluggish gallbladder by increasing the flow of bile and has been said to help the body rid itself of gallstones.

Used externally, Buckthorn Bark is considered an antiseptic that alleviates gum disease and scalp infestation.

Contraindications:
Pregnant and nursing women should not use Buckthorn Bark Herbal Supplement, nor should those who suffer from colitis, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ulcerative colitis or appendicitis.  Excessive use (more than ten days) is not recommended, as it may cause electrolyte and potassium loss.

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