Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Rhubarb Root
Botanical Name   Rheum officinale
System Affected   constipation/diarrhea, nerves, mild laxative
Properties   cleanses entire intestinal canal constipation, diarrhea stomach tonis, improving digestive organs, creates appetite very mild laxative hemorrhoids ulcers nerves toothache (make into tincture) The astringent effect may be avoided by taking 1tsp olive oil at night
Description   roots of plant
Origin   Turkey, India, England
Toxicity   none
Dosage   1 gram-15grains, smaller for diarrhea

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