Rhubarb Root

Rheum palmatum

Rhubarb root has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to treat various digestive disorders. It contains bioactive compounds like anthraquinones, which have potent laxative effects. Rhubarb root is also rich in antioxidants, including stilbenes and flavonoids.

Why We Use it

Rhubarb root is included in AlphaCleanse for its digestive and liver-supportive benefits. It helps promote regular bowel movements, supports liver detoxification, and reduces inflammation. Rhubarb root also helps improve overall digestive health.

Key Benefits

  • Promotes regular bowel movements*
  • Eases inflammation*
  • Supports overall digestive health*

Rhubarb was initially grown for medicinal purposes, and it was not until the 18th century that its culinary uses became popular.

Science-Backed Evidence

Cholesterol lowering effects of rhubarb stalk fiber in hypercholesterolemic men. 1997. Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Canada
A Systematic Review of Rhubarb (a Traditional Chinese Medicine) Used for the Treatment of Experimental Sepsis. 2015. Department of Intensive Care Unit, Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, China
What we already know about rhubarb: a comprehensive review. 2020. Laboratory of Integrative Medicine, First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, China
Constipation Mitigation by Rhubarb Extract in Middle-Aged Adults Is Linked to Gut Microbiome Modulation: A Double-Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. 2022. Metabolism and Nutrition Research Group, Louvain Drug Research Institute, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Effects of Rheum rhaponticum and Rheum rhabarbarum extracts on haemostatic activity of blood plasma components and endothelial cells in vitro. 2023. Department of General Biochemistry, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, Poland.

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