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SKU D1855

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.
Product Style: Powder
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.