Buckthorn

Description

The bark of this 18 to 25 foot tree has been used in it’s native Europe, Western and Northern Asia and naturalized parts of the eastern United States as a die for fabrics as well it’s effects on peristalsis.* In all cases of it’s use internally it has been used as a dried bark as it has purgative properties if used fresh. The seeds contained in a dark colored berry…

 

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*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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