noun. dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative.
- Rhamnus purshianus
- cascara sagrada
- chittam bark
- cascara buckthorn
- chittem bark
Example sentences of the word cascara
1. Noun, singular or mass
In Spanish, cascaron or cascara which means “egg shell.” The yolk and white are drained from the egg through a small hole made on one side.
The University of Maryland Medical Center recommends senna and cascara stool softeners as an aloe alternative; they are related to aloe botanically, but they aren't associated with the negative health effects.
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
of papaya extract after each meal, and two 450-455 mg cascara sagrada and buckthorn bark capsules a day—one in the morning and another in the evening.
4. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Add cascara sagrada to your cooking for an alternative method of ingesting a bowel cleansing herb.