? Rhubarb Colon Cleanse 2011

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Common Names

Rhubarb is referred to as Chinese Rhubarb, Turkey Rhubarb, Da Huang and Ta Huang. It is also known by its scientific term - Rheum Palmatum.



Rhubarb has long been around. It was however not certain as when it was first discovered, although stories foretold have it that Rhubarbs have already been in existence as early as the first century.


Rhubarb falls among the long list of herbs used by the Chinese doctors of the ancient era. It has likewise been said to be in use as a therapeutic herb for some 2,000 years already making it among the few herbs deemed as ?medically beneficial? for the longest time.


Rhubarb originates from Northwest China and Tibet, where it grows in abundance. In Tibet, Rhubarb rhizomes are used as laxative. Modern day research however showed that Rhubarb rhizomes as poisonous.


Parts Used

Rhubarb?s roots appear to have the highest regard as it contains herbal essence that is described as an ideal laxative. Laxatives are used to clean not just the digestive system. It also detoxifies unwanted toxins. It promotes a healthy colon, thus keeping us away from falling into patients afflicted with colon cancer.


General Information

Medicinal components of the Rhubarb?s can be classified into two: tannins and anthraglycosides. The tannins are basically astringents while anthraglycosides are considered as laxative. Potency of the rhizomes on constipation and diarrhea varies on the dosage.


Rhubarb is also ornamental by nature. Its physical attributes apparently appeal to most. It has red, tiny flowers and lobed leaves which are shaped and appears like our palms.


Common Uses

Rhubarbs are best described as effective relief of internal pains caused by constipation or indigestion. It also keeps our colon and intestine clean - away from colon cancers, which are normally detected after it has grown to malignant state. Colon cancer falls among the top killers of men. It is also used as mouthwash and ointment treatment for cuts, abrasions and burns.