Turkey rhubarb

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(Med.) the roots of Rheum Emodi.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We added Four + One tea, containing sheep sorrel, burdock root, slippery elm bark, and turkey rhubarb root, to help liver and digestion.
Essiac contains a mixture of four herbs: burdock root (Arctium lappa), sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella), slippery elm (Ulmus rubra), and turkey rhubarb (Rheum officinale), but the precise proportions are uncertain and it is not known whether the product marketed today as Essiac or related products such as Flor-Essence replicate the original formulation.
Turkey rhubarb contains anthraquinones that have anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, and antitumor activities (Phytother.