cascara

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cascara dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cascara A bark canoe.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cascara kas′ka-ra the Cascara sagrada, a Californian bark used as a tonic aperient: the Cascara amarga, a bitter Honduras bark
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.

Usage

In literature:

One tabloid of cascara sagrada.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Take a dose of epsom salts, castor oil, or cascara sagrada, then regulate your diet.
"Supreme Personality" by Delmer Eugene Croft
TREATMENT: Give two tablespoonfuls of Cascara Sagrada.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
If constipation is the habit a laxative should be given; the aromatic fluid extract of cascara sagrada or magnesia are suitable.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
A pill of cascara sagrada is the best for this purpose.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
In case these do not agree, extract of cascara or compound licorice powder may be taken at night.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
Castor oil, Rochelle or other laxative salts, and two grain cascara tablets ordinarily constitute a sufficient supply of cathartics.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
Don Miguel read my letters of recommendation, and re-read the letter of General Cascara.
"With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 2" by Various
Agar-agar with or without cascara may be useful.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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