Cascara Sagrada

Cascara Sagrada
Cascara Sagrada

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.

Selection Process

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.