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Buckthorn bark (Cortex Frangulae) 1.5gr #20

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Buckthorn bark instructionYou can buy Buckthorn bark hereCompositionThe composition of the product includes vegetable raw materials of buckthorn bark in the form of a powder.Form of issueRaw materials are produced in filter bags, ..

Buckthorn bark instruction

You can buy Buckthorn bark here


The composition of the product includes vegetable raw materials of buckthorn bark in the form of a powder.
Form of issue
Raw materials are produced in filter bags, which are packaged in cardboard packages of 10 and 20 pieces.
pharmachologic effect
The healing properties of the buckthorn bark are known for a long time: it acts as a laxative due to the presence of anthraglycosides, which irritate the receptors of the large intestine mucosa.
The buckthorn is fragile (other names - buckthorn alder, buckthorn fragile Fine Line) - this is a shrub whose young shoots cover the grayish bark. Later the bark becomes brownish-black. On the tops of plant branches there are straight spines, the plant blooms with green-yellow flowers. More details can be seen in the photo of buckthorn fragile.
Virtually all parts of this plant - bark, fruits, leaves - contain anthraglycosides and other biologically active components.
The bark has some properties that need to be considered. Thus, the application of the buckthorn bark is possible only one year after its collection. In fresh form, when taking the cortex, the patient may develop nausea, vomiting, headaches. In addition, fresh bark can cause serious damage to the mucous membrane of the stomach.

Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

After the drug has been taken by patients, a pronounced laxative effect is observed 8-12 hours after taking the drug.

Indications for use

The buckthorn laxative is prescribed to those people who suffer from chronic constipation.
The drug is also used in disorders that occur with menopause. In folk medicine, raw materials are also used for swelling associated with kidney and heart disease, skin diseases and gout.

Contraindications to the bark of buckthorn

Contraindications for the use of this medication are determined as follows:
    high sensitivity to the agent;
    constipation associated with endocrine and neurogenic origin;
    intestinal obstruction;
    spastic constipation;
    acute stomach syndrome;
    colitis, enteritis, appendicitis;
    acute fever.
Not applicable in pregnancy, during lactation, is not prescribed for children under 12 years.

Side effects

In use, it can provoke allergic manifestations (rash on the skin), as well as a feeling of discomfort in the abdomen (pain nausea, symptoms of flatulence).

Instruction on the bark of the buckthorn (Method and dosage)

The preparation in bags is used as follows: three filter packets should be placed in a container and poured 100 ml of boiling water. Insists the drink for 15 minutes, while from time to time you need to press on the bags with a spoon and squeeze them. The resulting solution should be brought boiled water to 100 ml.
Inside you need to take half a cup, in a warm form. Treatment lasts for 2-3 weeks.
Decoction of the bark is prepared by pouring one tablespoon of bark with a glass of water. Further this mixture should be boiled for 20 minutes. After filtering the decoction take half a cup in the morning and in the evening. The recipe, how to prepare the decoction of the buckthorn bark in Latin, contains similar recommendations.
Tablets should be taken before bedtime for 1 or 2 pieces, depending on the doctor's recommendations.
The extract is taken for 20-40 drops in the evening, another treatment scheme is possible according to the doctor's prescription.


In case of an overdose, nausea and vomiting, colicky abdominal pain, diarrhea may occur. In this case, symptomatic treatment of such manifestations is practiced.


Wikipedia does not provide data on the interaction of this drug with other drugs.

Terms of sale

All forms of release of this medicine can be purchased without a doctor's prescription.

Storage conditions

Keep in a dry place, protect from children. Ready infusion can be stored for no more than two days.

Shelf life

Shelf life of raw materials is 5 years. After the expiration of this period, you can not use the medicine.

special instructions

If any of the forms of the drug is used by the patient for a long time, it is likely the development of the addictive effect. As a consequence, it is possible to weaken the laxative effect or its complete absence. It is advisable in the process of prolonged treatment to alternate with this medication with other laxatives.
In the treatment of urine can become yellow. In this case, no withdrawal of the drug is required.


It is not used to treat children who are not yet 12 years old.

In pregnancy and lactation

Contraindicated use of this tool for the treatment of pregnant women and nursing mothers.

Reviews about the bark of buckthorn

Reviews about the different forms of this drug indicate that its reception allows you to get a pronounced laxative effect. However, some patients noted that the buckthorn laxative with time is still addictive and acts less efficiently. There are also testimonials about the use of bark for weight loss, but doctors categorically do not recommend using this tool for this purpose.

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