Definition of Cascara buckthorn
1. Noun. Shrubby tree of the Pacific coast of the United States; yields cascara sagrada.
Generic synonyms: Buckthorn
Terms within: Cascara, Cascara Sagrada, Chittam Bark, Chittem Bark
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Literary usage of Cascara buckthorn
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1. An Ephemeris of Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics and Collateral by Edawrd P. Squibbs (1903)
"It needs no corrigent and is not a disagreeable bitter, as is Cascara. Buckthorn is not a good purga- ..."
2. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"The cascara buckthorn (/?. Purshiana, DC.) grows from Puget Sound through California, and east to Colorado and Texas. It is extremely variable in size, ..."