Country of Origin: Poland
Frangula alnus or alder buckthorn, glossy buckthorn, or breaking buckthorn
Frangula alnus is used for its laxative properties as it increases peristaltic bowel movement, increases the movement of water and helps to release stools. It is used in cases of chronic constipation. Frangula alnus is particularly beneficial for the treatment of impaired colon muscles especially when they are burdened with bile dysfunction.
Frangula alnus is also given to patients who have undergone intestinal surgery to soften stools and to help the treated area of the intestine.
Frangula alnus is particularly helpful for colic, hemorrhoids and obesity.
Frangula alnus has diuretic abilities that help in cleansing the blood and removing toxins from the body. It helps in cases of gout and problems with the liver, gall bladder and intestines.
CAUTION! Frangula alnus should be avoided during pregnancy
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