Cascara Sagrada bark 450 mg per capsule
Natural Laxative pills
100 Cascara Sagrada Capsules
February 10, 2016
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Cascara sagrada bark is a Dietary Supplement used as a natural laxative pill. Other excellent options for regulating bowel movements include psyllium husk and glucomannan pills.
Long used as a natural laxative herb by Native American groups of the northwest Pacific coast, cascara sagrada bark was not introduced into formal medical practice in the United States until 1877. Cascara sagrada is still used in over-the-counter laxatives available in the United States.
Dried, aged cascara sagrada bark is widely accepted as a mild option for relief of occasional constipation (not to be used daily long term). The bark contains compounds called anthraquinones (cascarosides A and B) which are transformed by intestinal bacteria into substances that increase peristalsis (intestinal motility) in the large intestine. Use cascara sagrada pills no more than 3 days a week.
Current status of Cascara Sagrada bark
Dried, aged cascara sagrada bark is widely accepted as a mild and effective treatment for chronic constipation but most doctors suggest it not be used daily for prolonged periods. The bark contains compounds called anthraquinones (cascarosides A and B) which are transformed by intestinal bacteria into substances that increase peristalsis (intestinal motility) in the large intestine and help restore its tone but overuse can cause complications.
Availability of Cascara Sagrada bark supplement
Cascara sagrada is available in capsules, extracts, and as dried bark.
Short term side effects of Cascara Sagrada bark, safety
There does not appear to be significant short term cascara sagrada side effects as long as it is not used for more than a week or two at a time. It is best to avoid cascara sagrada bark supplement if you have a chronic intestinal condition such as ulcerative colitis, or diverticular disease.
Long term cascara sagrada side effects, risks, toxicity
When cascara sagrada or other anthraquinone containing plants are used for prolonged periods, potentially serious side effects can occur. These cascara sagrada side effects may include cramping in the abdomen and loss of body fluids. Dark pigmentation in the colon can occur and this is called melanosis coli.
We suggest you not take this product more than twice a week if you plan to use for many months or years.
Combination with other laxatives
Q. I bought cascara sagrada tablets and wanted to know if cascara segrada tablets can be taken with psyllium fiber.
A. They can be taken the same day as psyllium fiber, we suggest drinking more water and having approval by your doctor.
Buy cascara sagrada supplement on sale at a discount. If you buy cascara sagrada supplements, you may use them the same day as psyllium fiber, inulin fiber or glucomannan.
Serving Size 1 Capsule
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|Cascara Sagrada bark
*Daily Value not established.
Other ingredients: Gelatin, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate.