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Cascara: Cascara is an herb used medicinally and claimed to have a laxative action and to improve bowel tone. Cascara is available in a variety of supplements.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Cascara

Adequate amounts of Cascara are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Cascara

Adequate amounts of Cascara are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Cascara

Excessive intake of Cascara may involve the following risks:

  • Diarrhea
  • Dependence
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Colon cancer with long-term use
  • Do not use if you have diarrhea or abdominal pain
  • Do not use if you have diseases or conditions of the gastrointestinal system or severe hemorrhoids
  • Do not use in children
  • Do not use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies or alternative therapies

Cascara: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Cascara) include:

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