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BUCKTHORN   (RHAMNUS CATHARTICUS)
 

Family: Rhamnaceae

---Synonyms---Highwaythorn. Waythorn. Hartsthorn. Ramsthorn.
---Part Used---Berries, lives
 

 

 

---Medicinal Action and Uses---The juice of the berries is used to make Buckthorn syrup, a powerful laxative.

The leaves bruised and applied to a wound will stop the bleeding. The bruised herb is applied to warts to consume them.
Buckthorn is used as an ointment to treat warts. The ointment also relieves pruritus.

BALM BARLEY BILBERRIES BAY TRE BEANS
BLUE-BOTTLE BORAGE BETONY BIRCH TREE  BLACKBERRY
BUCKTHORN BASIL

Barberry