PART USED: Bark
PROPERTIES: Cathartic, Diuretic, Vermifuge
SYSTEMS AFFECTED: Intestinal tract, Urinary tract, Integumentary (skin)
POSSIBLE USES: appendicitis, constipation, gout, skin issues
INGREDIENT IN: CAC, LB, RC, RC-L
Buckthorn is recommended as a means of keeping the bowels regular without developing a need or habit for an herb to accomplish this—non habit-forming. Buckthorn has a stimulating effect on the bile ducts, aids in ridding the body of toxins, and is a vermifuge.