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Strengthens peristaltic action for proper elimination and improved cleansing of the intestinal environment. Said to clear undesirable substances from the gall bladder. Supports the liver and relieves headaches by improving elimination of toxins. A rich source of Monatomic Rhodium and Iridium. A prime ingredient of the legendary blend popularized by Rene Caisse.
Monatomic Rhodium & Iridium, Phytonutrients, Vitamins, Minerals & Fibers
Turkish Rhubarb Root is used for its properties as antioxidant for Cellular Regeneration, Cleansing, Detoxifying, and Diuretic action. It has been used traditionally to improve both digestion and loss of appetite. Its bitter tannins increase the flow of saliva and gastric secretions and can be used as an astringent to stop diarrhea. Formerly, the root was an important drug in many army camps, said to stop the deadly scourge of dysentry in its tracks. At a higher dosage the anthraquinones that it contains function as a safe and effective laxative. This is an example of a plant that can be used for opposite purposes depending upon the dosage. The German Pharmacopoeia recommends the root against constipation and for all disorders in which defecation with a soft stool is desired, e.g. anal fissures, hemorrhoids and after rectal operations. It also recommends a small dose for stomach and bowel catarrh.
Today Turkish Rhubarb root extract is mostly used as a laxative and as a choleretic (increase the flow of bile into the intestines). In China, Rheum officinale (interchangeable with R. palmatum) is used against toothaches, and to improve bleeding ulcers. Anthraquinones are cytotoxic and stimulate cellular regeneration, detoxification and cleansing.