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Cascara (Rhamnus purshiana)
By James F. Balch, M.D. and Mark Stengler, N.D.

Medicinal Use: Laxative

Parts Used: Bark

Form Used: Tincture, capsule

Potential Side Effects: For short-term use only; long-term use can lead to electrolyte loss.

Comments: It's best used under the guidance of a health-care professional, if taken long term.

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