Frangula alnus


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Related to Frangula alnus: Lotus corniculatus, Rhamnus frangula, Rhamnus cathartica, Glossy buckthorn

alder buckthorn

A deciduous shrub, the bark of which contains anthraquinones; it has laxative activity and has been used internally by herbalists for constipation, and topically for minor cuts.
Toxicity Prolonged use may evoke a “lazy bowel” syndrome; it should not be used in patients with colitis, haemorrhoids, or gastric ulcers, or in pregnancy or during nursing.

Frangula alnus

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The presence of Salix caprea, Frangula alnus, Rubus idaeus, Trifolium repens, Centaurea cyanus, Arctium tomentosum, Carum carvi, and Fagopyrum esculentum pollen in those honey samples points to a wide diversity of melliferous plants within the area of the Gomerta Landscape Reserve.
3% was secondary and of Malus domestica and Frangula alnus, important minors, accounting for 5.
Frangula alnus had the highest importance index value of 0.