Douglas Bourque, CEO            
Douglas Bourque, CEO          
Douglas Bourque, CEO Home Testimonials Custom Formulas, Private Labeling, Distributors. 100% 6 month Guarantee! $4.95 Shipping! No other fees or costs! Contact Us! View/Edit Cart Checkout Register  

1- 877- 281- 4562 

FREE OFFERS!

Search

Powerfood

Beta Glucan

Beta Glucan FAQ's

Colon Detox

Activated Charcoal

Single Herbs

Herbal Formulas

Grape Seed Extract

Deep Tissue Repair Oil   

Essiac Tea

Supplements

Bulk Items

Disclaimer

E-mail us

Privacy

News

Ordering Information

 

 

Copyright 2003-2014

 

 

Fax: 1-352-503-4444
Last modified: 08/11/2014

 

 

Name

 

Alder Buckthorn

Biological Name

 

Rhamnus fragula, Buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae

Other Names:

 

Alder Buckthorn, Arrowwood, Black Dogwood, Glossy Buckthorn, European buckthorn, black alder dogwood, black alder tree, Persian berries, European black alder, Buckthorn

Parts Used

 

Bark, fruit

History

 

Alder Buckthorn had been used by ancient Greece (second century AD). In early days, it was used for protection against poisons and headaches. Later, it became a valuable laxative.

Remedies For

 

 Purgative, diuretic, emetic, vermifuge

Fruit: purgative

Well known cure for constipation. Not habit forming. An effective remedy for appendicitis. Good in rheumatism, gout, dropsy, and skin diseases. When taken hot it will induce profuse perspiration. Expels worms. The ointment is good for itching applied externally; also will remove warts.

Description

 

Alder Buckthorn is a deciduous tree growing up to 20 feet tall. It has glossy oval leaves. The bark is green when young. As it become older, the bark become gray and marked with whitish transverse ridges. Small greenish-white flowers appear around May-July. The pea sized berries turn from green to red and finally to black as it matures.

Dosage

 

use as ointment, fomentation or poultice

Safety

 

The berries are slightly poisonous and can cause vomiting.

The freshly cut bark should not be used. The bark should be dried for one to two years before using.

back to top

 

                            1-877-281-4562 . sales@abnat.com 6 month 100% Money Back Guarantee