[ UK /kæskˈɑːɹɐ/ ]
  1. dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative
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  • Cascara, also called buckthorn, works by stimulating the lining of the upper intestines to promote normal bowel function. Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible
  • Dandelion appears to have diuretic activity and cascara acts as a laxative.
  • Look for a tea that contains herbs like cascara sagrada, Oregon grape, and senna.
  • Some purgatives, such as cascara and senna, are described as stimulant purgatives and work in the gut, releasing substances which cause peristaltic movements and lead to a temporary diarrhoea.
  • The first Supreme Court case involved the prosecution of the Buffalo Pharmacal Company, Inc., along with its president and general manager Joseph H. Dotterweich, under the misdemeanor provisions of the Food and Drug Act for shipping "misbranded drugs" -- to wit, "cascara compound" containing strychnine sulfate. Rena Steinzor: Sending Don Blankenship to Jail: A Legal Argument
  • Cascara sagrada buckthorn, senna, and aloe are not in widespread use, but in people with irregular heartbeat, these herbs can reduce blood levels of potassium and increase the effects of drugs that regulate heart rhythms, such as lanoxin. The Best Alternative Medicine
  • Here are some guidelines: Herbs for acute problems, like willow bark for a tension headache, or cascara sagrada for occasional constipation, should work in minutes or hours.
  • Medical experts say that the ingredients that can be extremely harsh include phenolphthalein, bisacodyl, castor oil, senna, and cascara sagrada. The Four Types of Laxatives: How Each Works and the Risks they Pose
  • Chief among them, and best known, is cascara; it's extremely effective.
  • Herbs like cascara sagrada, senna, chickweed, aloe vera, and rhubarb are excellent in assisting the body in the removal of toxins and waste.
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