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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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Our results indicate that the Illicium verum, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Rhamnus Frangula, and Linum usitatissimum extracts induce downregulation of antiapoptosis genes at the same time that leads to a strong cytotoxic effect against the majority of tested tumor cells.
Lutz (2013) counted 689 plants in 2013 along 131m of stream with an extensive overstory (Brewer's willow, California bay, California coffee berry Frangula californica, toyon Heteromeles arbutifolia) and shade that appeared to be adversely impacting Chorro Creek bog thistle.
Buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula) was prevalent particularly in hole #16 wetland so a manual eradication program was begun in 2001.
Pollen from Rubus idaeus, Frangula alnus, and Brassica napus varied in the range of 3.8-7.0% and Cerasus pollen was present as minor (2.1%).
Only two species of shrubs (Frangula alnus and Sorbus aucuparia) and two species of saplings (Quercus robur and Picea abies) occurred rarely before the fire.
The understory is typically a dense stand of aromatic sumac (Rhus aromatica), Carolina buckthorn (Frangula caroliniana), cedar glade St.
caerulea grasslands leads to the pre-forest phase with an expansion of several tree and shrub species, most commonly Frangula alnus, Betula pubescens, and B.