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fran·gu·la

(frang'gū-lă),
The bark of Rhamnus frangula (family Rhamnaceae); a laxative or cathartic.

frangula

A drug for constipation. Formulated with the bulking agent sterculia it is produced under the brand name Normacol Plus.
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In the latter honey, important minors were pollen from Frangula alnus and Acer platanoides, accounting for 4.
It has a gentle laxative effect similar to senna, so if constipation is a problem, you could try frangula for a few days before starting the detox.
Frangula alnus had the highest importance index value of 0.
Rhamnus frangula, Populus tremula, Juniperus communis, and Sorbus aucuparia.
Frangula would earn nothing in her first year of apprenticeship, but in her second year Phylipa was to give Lucia eight perperi over the course of two installments.
For constipation you could try frangula - it has a gentle laxative and toning effect, while peppermint can help to reduce the symptoms of colic, bloating and wind.
For the near future, draft monographs for Barbados Aloes and Cape Aloes as well as for Frangula bark are scheduled.
Nomenclature mainly follows Kartesz (1999), with these exceptions: Rhamnus frangula L.
Modified dispersal-related traits in disjunct populations of bird-dispersed Frangula alnus (Rhamnaceae): a result of its Quaternary distribution shifts.