1. cascara

noun. dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative.


  • Rhamnus purshianus
  • chittimwood
  • cascara sagrada
  • bearwood
  • chittam bark
  • cascara buckthorn
  • bark
  • chittem bark
  • chittamwood

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Example sentences of the word cascara-sagrada

1. Noun Phrase
The most well known of these laxatives are senna and cascara sagrada.

2. Noun Phrase
The herb cascara sagrada produces a similar laxative effect however and it is the more popular herbal laxative choice in North America.

3. Noun Phrase
Add cascara sagrada to your cooking for an alternative method of ingesting a bowel cleansing herb.

4. Noun Phrase
Sip herbal teas such as senna, cascara sagrada or buckthorn root to clear the bowel.