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Well Aged Cascara

$95
- Italian Cascara Sagrada (Rhamnus Purshiana) U.S.P. sourced from Farmalabor; best quality available. 
- Well aged: Cascara not properly aged is irritating and lacks key benefits.
- Naturally rich in Emodin: the active ingredient in Cascara.

Well Aged Cascara was traditionally used by American Indians as a laxative, however, it is unlike other “laxatives” in that it energises the smooth muscles of the small intestine and bowel to contract, rather than irritating them. 

Slowed bowel transit time leads to increased estrogen levels, accelerated ageing, and is detrimental to overall health.  High-quality Cascara (along with anti-septic, indigestible fiber such as raw carrot, bamboo shoots or well-cooked mushrooms) helps to improve bowel transit time and encourage complete and regular emptying of the bowels.

This is not the only benefit of Cascara; Emodin, the active ingredient, has been demonstrated to possess multiple biological activities including being antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-viral.  It is also a potent selective 11β-HSD1 inhibitor, the enzyme responsible for the synthesis of cortisol, which is closely associated with the development of metabolic disorders including insulin resistance, central obesity and hyperglycaemia.  Source

Emodin also inhibits the formation of nitric oxide (mitochondrial poison) and prevents the reabsorption of endotoxin; extremely important for the promotion of clear and youthful skin.

Read more about cascara on our Blog.

 

Container size:          75g loose powder

Other ingredients:     Maltodextrin

Serving suggestion:
Start with a scant 1/8tsp (310mg), dissolved in some hot water. Allow to cool slightly or add a dash of cold.  It’s best to have some milk or other food in the stomach when it’s taken.  If no improvement to bowel motions the next day at this dose, increase gradually to 1/4tsp (620mg) at once or split in 2 doses through day.  If bowel motions become too loose, discontinue for a day or two, and take a lesser dose thereafter when needed.

*Note: scoop not included.

Storage instructions: Store in a cool, dry place, out of direct sunlight.

Not suitable for children under 15 years of age, pregnant or breastfeeding women.  Also not to be used by people with gastrointestinal conditions such as Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis.  Should only be used under medical or dietic supervision.

Made in Italy, packed in Australia for Saturée.

Disclaimer: The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the TGA (Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration).  These products are not intended to diagnose, prevent, treat, or cure any disease.

Due to the current situation and with >20% increase in manufacturing costs out of Italy, we’ve had to increase the price of this product slightly.

Customer Reviews

Based on 43 reviews
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Well Aged Cascara

Well Aged Cascara is the best product! It’s so gentle yet effective in getting things moving! I’ve had stubborn acne for about 15 years and it has significantly reduced since I started using Well Aged Cascara. Definitely a gut lifesaver!

J
J.G.
Great product!

This is a great product to use to "get things moving" if you will. Although my digestion is pretty great due to a pro metabolic diet, I will use this occasionally to assist in my healing and when traveling. Works great!

M
M.P.
Really Great

Add a tiny drop of peppermint extract to help with earthy taste. No longer feel bloated and crampy! So pleased with this product.

A
A.C.

Amazing product!

S
S.D.
Good stuff

I am using this to wean off long term use of Magnesium Citrate, and it is working pretty well, not quite as “reliable” but it was time to get off the Mg. I like how it is gentle and not cramping at all, like many laxatives. I feel it is toning my lazy colon.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 43 reviews
98%
(42)
2%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
A
A.
Well Aged Cascara

Well Aged Cascara is the best product! It’s so gentle yet effective in getting things moving! I’ve had stubborn acne for about 15 years and it has significantly reduced since I started using Well Aged Cascara. Definitely a gut lifesaver!

J
J.G.
Great product!

This is a great product to use to "get things moving" if you will. Although my digestion is pretty great due to a pro metabolic diet, I will use this occasionally to assist in my healing and when traveling. Works great!

M
M.P.
Really Great

Add a tiny drop of peppermint extract to help with earthy taste. No longer feel bloated and crampy! So pleased with this product.

A
A.C.

Amazing product!

S
S.D.
Good stuff

I am using this to wean off long term use of Magnesium Citrate, and it is working pretty well, not quite as “reliable” but it was time to get off the Mg. I like how it is gentle and not cramping at all, like many laxatives. I feel it is toning my lazy colon.