Buckthorn Bark, Loose Leaf 1/4 lb
Item# BuckthornBark


Buckthorn Bark Herbal Tea

Buckthorn Bark (Aged), Cut & Sifted, (Rhamnus frangula)

Buckthorn, also known as Frangula, is native to Europe, the Mediterranean, Northwest Asia and Northern Africa. Proper aging of the bark is required to allow its primary active constituent, anthrone, to oxidize and prevent intestinal cramping when taken as a tea. Botanical name: Rhamnus frangula L.

Safety: Do not use this product if you have abdominal pain or diarrhea. Consult a health care provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing a baby. Discontinue use in the event of diarrhea or watery stools. Do not exceed recommended dose. Not for long-term use.

Directions: To use as a tea, pour 1 cup boiling water over 1/2 tsp. of herb, cover and steep 3-5 minutes.