Rhamni purshianae cortex
This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of cascara. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing cascara.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing cascara. For practical information about using cascara medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Rhamni purshianae cortex|
|English common name||Cascara|
|Botanical name||Rhamnus purshianus D.C.|
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European Union herbal monograph