American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A buckthorn (Rhamnus purshiana) native to northwest North America, the bark of which is the source of cascara sagrada.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bark canoe.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. the dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative; -- called also
- n. dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative
- Spanish cáscara, bark, from cascar, to break off, from Vulgar Latin *quassicāre, from Latin quassāre, frequentative of quatere, to shake; see kwēt- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“• Contains herbal extracts such as cascara sagrada and ginger to safely activate colon muscles”
“Here in Mazatlan shrimp capital of Mexico, huge dried shrimp are sold year round by the seafood changeras and are munched on whole con cascara y todo like popcorn or shrimp jerky by the local beer drinking crowd for about 50 weeks as a botana.”
“The first Supreme Court case involved the prosecution of the Buffalo Pharmacal Company, Inc., along with its president and general manager Joseph H. Dotterweich, under the misdemeanor provisions of the Food and Drug Act for shipping "misbranded drugs" -- to wit, "cascara compound" containing strychnine sulfate.”
“As to the beans, I don't think any other beans can really substitute for kidney beans as they have a different consistency and "cascara.”
“Next he hears: "now add a cascara pattern on the snare with your left hand.”
“Medical experts say that the ingredients that can be extremely harsh include phenolphthalein, bisacodyl, castor oil, senna, and cascara sagrada.”
“Nuestra Farmacopeia determina que la cascara de Basbatimao contenga el minimo de 20% de taninos.”
“If the salts cannot be taken a three - or five-grain, chocolate-coated, cascara sagrada tablet, may be taken before retiring, but other cathartics should not be taken unless the physician prescribes them.”
“If any exception is made to this, it is in the line of laxatives or mild cathartics, such as small doses of castor oil, cascara segrada or mineral waters, but there is no excuse for giving metallic remedies, such as calomel.”
“In case these do not agree, extract of cascara or compound licorice powder may be taken at night.”
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