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Dr Duke's list of Plants with Purgative Activity

Identifier

018469

Type of Spiritual Experience

Background

A purgative causes copious, rapid evacuation of the bowel and is generally used to treat stubborn constipation in adults or poisoning

A description of the experience

Number of Chemicals in Edible Plants

with Purgative Activity

Rumex acetosa (Garden Sorrel) Plant - 3 chemicals

Camellia sinensis (Tea) Leaf - 1 chemicals

Cocos nucifera (Copra) Endosperm - 1 chemicals

Malus domestica (Apple) Leaf - 1 chemicals

Phoenix dactylifera (Date Palm) Fruit - 1 chemicals

Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) Plant - 1 chemicals

Prunus cerasus (Sour Cherry) Fruit - 1 chemicals

Punica granatum (Pomegranate) Plant - 1 chemicals

Salvia officinalis (Sage) Leaf - 1 chemicals

Sorbus aucubaria (Rowan Berry) Fruit - 1 chemicals

Sun Nov 8 16:31:52 EST 2015

 

 

Number of Chemicals in Plants

with Purgative Activity

Rheum palmatum (Chinese Rhubarb) Root - 7 chemicals

Aloe vera (Aloe) Plant - 6 chemicals

Rheum rhabarbarum (Rhubarb) Root - 6 chemicals

Cassia tora (Sickle Senna) Seed - 5 chemicals

Frangula alnus (Buckthorn) Bark - 4 chemicals

Podophyllum peltatum (Mayapple) Rhizome - 4 chemicals

Senna alata (Ringworm Bush) Plant - 4 chemicals

Frangula purshiana (Cascara Sagrada) Bark - 3 chemicals

Rheum officinale (Chinese Rhubarb) Root - 3 chemicals

Rumex acetosa (Garden Sorrel) Plant - 3 chemicals

Senna occidentalis (Coffee Senna) Root - 3 chemicals

Senna alexandrina (True Senna) Plant - 3 chemicals

Aconitum carmichaelii (Fu-Tsu) Root - 2 chemicals

Frangula alnus (Buckthorn) Plant - 2 chemicals

Fallopia japonica (Hu-Zhang) Root - 2 chemicals

Polygonum multiflorum (Fo Ti) Root - 2 chemicals

Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) Plant - 2 chemicals

Rumex crispus (Sour Dock) Root - 2 chemicals

Senna obtusifolia (Sicklepod) Seed - 2 chemicals

Senna occidentalis (Coffee Senna) Seed - 2 chemicals

Terminalia chebula (Ink Nut) Fruit - 2 chemicals

Sun Nov 8 16:26:21 EST 2015

 

Concentration of Chemicals in Plants

with Purgative Activity

Aloe vera (Aloe) Plant - 84,800 ppm total [6 chemical(s)]

Podophyllum hexandrum (Himalayan Mayapple) Rhizome - 81,000 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Lobelia inflata (Lobelia) Plant - 45,000 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Podophyllum peltatum (Mayapple) Rhizome - 42,000 ppm total [4 chemical(s)]

Robinia pseudoacacia (Black Locust) Bark - 32,000 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Cocos nucifera (Copra) Endosperm - 30,000 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Plantago major (Common Plantain) Plant - 30,000 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Colchicum autumnale (Autumn Crocus) Tuber - 24,600 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Rheum palmatum (Chinese Rhubarb) Root - 23,860 ppm total [7 chemical(s)]

Fallopia japonica (Hu-Zhang) Root - 13,400 ppm total [2 chemical(s)]

Verbena officinalis (Vervain) Flower - 10,000 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Senna obtusifolia (Sicklepod) Seed - 5,600 ppm total [2 chemical(s)]

Rehmannia glutinosa (Chinese Foxglove) Root - 2,200 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Areca catechu (Pin-Lang) Seed - 2,000 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Hyptis verticillata (Barrehorno) Leaf - 500 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Cassia marilandica (Wild Senna) Leaf - 2 ppm total [1 chemical(s)]

Sun Nov 8 16:30:25 EST 2015

The source of the experience

Dr Dukes plant database

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