Most commonly used for disorders of the colon, Cascara Sagrada, also known as Sacred Bark or California Buckthorn, contains nutrients that are key players in digestive health. It grows as a shrub with the majority of its medicinal properties found in the bark. It is classified as a dietary supplement and is not FDA approved.
Look for it at local health and supplement stores or you can order it online. Look for a product that only has Cascara Sagrada as an ingredient. Can also find it in a dried form and steep in hot water for teas.
Should not be taken for longer than 7 days in a row and should not be taken if pregnant or breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before taking.