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cascara sagrada bark or miramax: which is better to take for a short period of time to get regular bm?

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Dr. Robert Sterling
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Quote from FDA: "This rule is effective November 5, 2002.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a final rule stating that the stimulant laxative ingredients...cascara sagrada (including casanthranol, cascara fluid extract aromatic, cascara sagrada bark, cascara sagrada extract, and cascara sagrada fluidextract) in over-the-counter (OTC) drug products are not generally recognized as safe and effective."
Answered on Aug 23, 2015

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