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Rhubarb Root Powder (Rheum palmatum) - Bulk

Rhubarb Root Powder (Rheum palmatum) - Bulk

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INCI: Rheum palmatum

Dried rhubarb root has traditionally been used as a mouthwash for mouth ulcers. It's also said to be helpful for hemorrhoids, constipation and diarrhea.

Sizes: 500g, 1kg.

This product is certified: Vegan and Food Grade.

  • Use for indigestion and diarrhea
  • Liver and gallbladder 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
  • Powdered for ease of 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.

  • Anthraquinones, tannins, bitter aromatic principle.
  • Also contains stilbene compounds, incl rhaponticin.
  • Acts as a Bitter stomachic, mild purgative, astringent
  • 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
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