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Rhubarb Root (Cut & Sifted)

Rhubarb is a vegetable in the buckwheat family, also known as the knotweed family of plants.Although it’s a leafy green, the leaves are toxic due to the presence of oxalic acid. The stems, however, are cooked as a vegetable and made into pies. The roots, which contain stilbenoid antioxidant compounds similar to those found in grapes, are typically tinctured.
Also Known As Turkish rhubarb, Turkey rhubarb, Chinese rhubarb, Indian rhubarb, Russian rhubarb, rhubarb root, da-huang
SKU 712


Gluten Free No
Kosher Yes
Organic No

Ordering & Availability

Minimum Order Quantity 100 lbs


Application cosmetic - Decoct in hot water or tincture for topical use for minor skin irritations.culinary - May be used to make teas and tonics. The root is frequently tinctured.safety - Do not use during pregnancy. This herb is not intended for long-term use. Do not use this herb if you take Lasix (furosemide) because the laxative action promotes the risk of potassium depletion.
Country of Origin Europe

Regulatory & Compliance

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

Storage & Packaging

Pack Sizes 1/4 pound, 1 pound
Storage Instructions Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.