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One native American species related and the best known is Rhamnus purshiana, also called cascara sagrada or cascara buckthorn.
Rhubarb has a stronger action, which unlike Senna or Cascara Sagrada, can be used in small doses for a gender action.
Q: How safe is cascara sagrada as a long-term solution to chronic constipation?
The active ingredients in question, bisacodyl, senna, cascara sagrada (casanthranol), and aloe, are found in laxative products referred to as "stimulant" laxatives.