Buckthorn Herbal

Buckthorn

Rhamnus frangula

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.