Buckthorn skin extract
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Name:Buckthorn skin extract
Extract ratio: 10:1;20:1
Particle size:80 mesh
Buckthorn skin extract - Brief Introduction:Plant Extract, Botanical Extract, Herbal Extract, Natural Antioxidant
Cascara sagrada has a long history of traditional use by native Americans. Cascara sagrada contains compounds called anthroquinones, 8-10% of a complex mixture of anthraquinone glycosides of which 60-70% are cascarosides A, B, C, D, E, and F, 10-30% are aloins A and B with chrysaloins A and B and 10-20% are anthroquinone O-glycosides and free anthraquinones. The bark also contains resins, tannins and lipids. The bark also contains barbaloin and O-glycosides of emodin, emosin oxanthrone and palmidin A, B, and C. The bark also contains linoleic acid, myristic acid and syringic acid.
Buckthorn skin extract - Function:Plant Extract, Botanical Extract, Herbal Extract, Natural Antioxidant
- Cascara sagrada is used as a laxative. The anthraquinones stimulate the bowel, leading to evacuation after approximately six to ten hours.
- This herb also provokes secretion of fluid and minerals into the large intestine and inhibits their reabsorption.
- It is suggested for situations in which a soft, easily passed stool is desirable, such as hemorrhoids or following rectal surgery. In addition, anthraquinones applied topically can protect skin from ultraviolet damage.