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Dried Rhubarb Root Chinese (Rheum palmatum)

Sizes: 100g, 500g, 1kg. 

Dried rhubarb root (Rheum palmatum) has traditionally been usedas a mouthwash for mouth ulcers. It's also said to be helpful for hemorrhoids, constipation and diarrhea.

  • This product is grown in an organic and regenerative fashion with as minimal use of insecticides, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides as possible, in certified organic fertilizer. The product is certified food grade. It is not certified organic. Suitable for Kosher, Halaal and Hindi diets.

    USES & BENEFITS

    • Use for indigestion and diarrhea
    • Liver and gall bladder complaints
    • Purgative action during constipation( with fevers, ulcers, infections)
    • Jaundice
    • Hemorrhoids, constipation as well as diarrhea
    • It can be used as a mouthwash for mouth ulcers

    HOW TO USE

    • Decoction: Take ½ to 1 teaspoonful of herb with 1 cup of water. Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 10 min. Strain and drink morning and evening.
    • Tincture: Take 1-2 ml 3 times a day.

    Use in very small doses for diarrhea and gastric upset and in larger doses for chronic constipation.

    CONTAINS

    • Anthraquinones, tannins, bitter aromatic principle.
    • Also contains stilbene compounds, incl rhaponticin.

    PROPERTIES

    • Acts as a Bitter stomachic, mild purgative, astringent

    WARNINGS

    • Can colour urine yellow or red
    • Not to be used by lactating mothers or pregnant woman
    • May cause stomach or intestinal pain
    • Not recommended for use in children
    • People suffering from kidney stones or kidney disease should not use rhubarb
    • May interact with the following medication: Corticosteroids, Warfarin, Water pills as well as Laxatives

    Please note: product images are for illustrative purposes and may differ slightly from the actual product.

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