Rheum rhaponticum

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Noun1.Rheum rhaponticum - long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatumRheum rhaponticum - long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves
rhubarb plant, rhubarb - plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous
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Rheum rhaponticum L, false rhubarb/East Indian rhubarb, family Polygonaceae
The trial, which was conducted at University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, showed that women who consumed one tablet containing 4 mg of the extract Rheum rhaponticum, or ERr 731, every day for 12 weeks had a significant reduction in the number and severity of hot flashes, compared with women who took placebo.
The special extract ERr 731[R] from the roots of Rheum rhaponticum is the major constituent of Phytoestrol[R] N which is used for the alleviation of menopausal symptoms.