products st-francis cascaralax


By : St. Francis Herb Farm
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Price: $15.00


Traditionally used in Herbal Medicine as a stimulant laxative.


Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 ml):
Cascara (Frangula purshiana, aged bark) 0.24 ml (1:4, QCE 60 mg),
Barberry (Berberis vulgaris, root) 0.14 ml (1:4, QCE 35 mg),
Turkey Rhubarb (Rheum palmatum, root) 0.12 ml (1:4, QCE 30 mg),
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale, whole plant) 0.12 ml (1:1, QCE 120 mg fresh OR 1:3.5, QCE 30 mg dry),
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum, seed) 0.12 ml (1:4, QCE 30 mg),
Sweet Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare, subsp. vulgare var. dulce, seed) 0.1 ml (1:4, QCE 25 mg),
Wild Yam (Dioscorea villosa, root) 0.1 ml (1:4, QCE 25 mg),
Ginger (Zingiber officinale, root) 0.06 ml (1:1, QCE 60 mg)

Non-Medicinal Ingredients: Grain alcohol, Distilled water, Vegetable glycerine

Our herbs are Certified Organic/Wildcrafted.

QCE = Quantity Crude Equivalent


A natural tonic that contains eight carefully chosen herbs, each recognized for its distinct medicinal properties, Cascaralax® helps relieve the intestines during occasional bouts of constipation.
This richly textured formula takes its name from Cascara sagrada or sacred bark, as the Spaniards called the herb when they encountered it early in their exploration of the American west, acknowledging its gentle laxative properties. The remaining seven ingredients work delicately with the cascara in harmonious and complementary interaction. By contributing their digestive, gas-relieving, stomach-toning, and antispasmodic therapeutic actions, these herbs greatly enhance the effectiveness of Cascaralax® in terms of the gastrointestinal complaints that are associated with constipation.


Available in bottle sizes of 50ml, 100ml, and 250ml.


Adults: Take 3 - 6 ml (90-180 drops) 2-3 times per week 1 time per day in a little water, on an empty stomach. Take single dose at bedtime. Allow at least 6 to 12 hours for laxative effect to occur. If results are not observed, the frequency of use may be increased up to once daily. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications or health products.

Potential side effects/Safety

Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 7 days.

Do not use: if you are pregnant or breastfeeding; if you have heart disease, high or low blood pressure, kidney disorder, diabetes or edema (swelling of hands, face, and feet) or are taking products containing diuretics, corticosteroids or licorice root or other drugs that may aggravate electrolyte imbalance; if you have liver or gall bladder disorders, abnormal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, potential or existing intestinal blockage, atonic bowel, appendicitis, inflammatory colon disease such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, severe dehydration with depleted water or electrolytes, or diarrhea; if you are allergic to anethole or plants of the Apiaceae/Carrot family; if you have hormone sensitive conditions such as uterine, endometrial, breast, or ovarian cancer, as well as endometriosis and uterine fibroids; if you have a protein S deficiency, as wild yam may increase the risk of thrombosis. Discontinue use if you develop symptoms of liver trouble.

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