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Buckthorn Bark (Cut & Sifted)

Buckthorn bark is harvested from alder buckthorn, a small European tree now naturalized in North America.Because the bark contains high levels of phenolic compounds it must be dried for a year before use, although ingestion of buckthorn tea or tincture can be toxic in large amounts. However, the bark can be used to make a yellow dye for paper, yarn and other textiles.
Also Known As european buckthorn, arrowwood, black alder tree, persian berries, alder buckthorn, black dogwood, black alder dogwood, european black alder, glossy buckthorn
SKU 1055


Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs


Application culinary - Used in tea blends and tonics. May also be tinctured in alcohol or encapsulated.household - Yields a yellow dye that turns green or black when alum or iron are used as a mordant.safety - Because phenolic compounds in the bark can cause vomiting, avoid high doses or long-term use. Do not use during pregnancy or if there is a history of Crohn’s disease.
Country of Origin Europe

Regulatory & Compliance

Allergens Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Eggs, Milk, Wheat, Soy, Fish, Crustacean, Sesame Seeds (Canada), Mustard (Canada)

Storage & Packaging

Storage Instructions Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.