Rhubarb is a plant. The root and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine. Rhubarb is used primarily for digestive complaints including constipation, diarrhea, heartburn, stomach pain, gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, and preparation for certain GI diagnostic procedures. Some people use rhubarb so they have to strain less during bowel movements.

Bleeding from the stomach and bowels. There is some evidence that taking rhubarb powder might be useful for treating gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding.


Stomach pain.




Rhubarb extract relieves constipation by stimulating mucus production in the colon and altering the intestinal flora.

Rhubarb extract increases mast cells aggregation and goblet cells secretion in colon.

Rhubarb extract induces endoplasmic reticulum stress in colon goblet cells.

Rhubarb extract affects the composition of intestinal microorganisms in mice.

Rhubarb extract improves the intestinal barrier effect through the colonic flora.

Rhubarb root, used externally, claims to be advantageous in the treatment of burns. Rhubarb root, also claims from various sources, to be helpful in the treatment of:

chronic constipation


inflammation of the colon

liver and gallbladder complaints


menstrual complaints

skin eruptions due to toxin build-ups

high cholesterol levels

poor appetite

poor blood circulation

pain from swelling or inflammation

bacterial infections

auto-immune reactions 

According to literature, women who are pregnant or lactating and people with intestinal blockages should not use medicinal rhubarb remedies.

Many studies have been, and continue to be, performed to test the medicinal advantages of using rhubarb root as a natural type of treatment for bodily ailments.

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