Profile: Cascara sagrada powder is a species of buckthorn native to the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.
The powder is peeled in the spring and aged for a year.
Cascara sagrada powder is a buckthorn found in the American Pacific Northwest and British Columbia. Native Americans used the herb's aged bark as a beverage to relieve constipation. By the mid-19th century, Parke-Davis was exporting cascara-based cathartic drugs to Europe.
|Ingredients:||Cascara sagrada bark.|
|Cuisine:||Asian, Indian, Indonesian, North African, Scandinavian, Spainish.|
|Shelf Life:||3 Years.|
|Ways To Use:||Cascara sagrada is often used as a laxative. A bitterless extract of cascara sagrada is sometimes used to flavor meals and beverages. Some sunscreens contain cascara sagrada.|
|Active compounds||Aloe emodin anthraglycosides, barbaloin, cascarosides a and b, chrysalin, chrysophanic acid, emodin fatty acids, frangulin factors, glycosides lipids, resins, rhamnetin rhein, tannins|
|Country of Origin:||United states.|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a sealed container away from heat, light and moisture.|
|Allergen Information:||None Specified.|
|Dietary Preferences:||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO.|