Latin Name: Rhamnus frangula
Common Names: Buckthorn Bark
Buckthorn contains an ingredient called anthraquinone that may have cancer fighting properties. Buckthorn is used orally in folk remedies to treat cancer however this use has not been substantiated by scientific evidence. Buckthorn is also used as a health tonic and was traditionally used as a "blood purifier" and diuretic.Warning: This product contains Buckthorn Bark (Rhamnus frangula). Read and follow directions carefully. Do not use if you have or develop diarrhea, loose stools, or abdominal pain because Buckthorn Bark may worsen these conditions and be harmful to your health. Consult your physician if you have frequent diarrhea or if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition.
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