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Rhamnus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rhamnus
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.859.937.437.316
Unique ID
D031955
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031955
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family RHAMNACEAE. This genus is often called buckthorn but should not be confused with HIPPOPHAE or KARWINSKIA. Some RHAMNUS species have been reclassified into this genus. F. purshiana bark is cascara sagrada. Members contain frangulanin, frangulin, and anthraquinones such as EMODIN.
Entry Term(s)
Cascara Buckthorn
Cascara Sagrada
Frangula
Frangula alnus
Frangula purshiana
Rhamnus frangula
Rhamnus purshiana
Sacred Bark
Registry Number
txid3609
Related Numbers
txid106676
txid106677
txid55262
Public MeSH Note
1991; see PLANTS, TOXIC 1986-1990, was FRANGULA 2002-2018; for CASCARA SAGRADA see CASCARA 1981-2019
History Note
2019(1991)
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Rhamnus Preferred
Frangula alnus Narrower
Frangula Related
Rhamnus purshiana Narrower
Cascara Sagrada Narrower
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