Latin names: Rheum officinale, Rheum palmatum,
Description: Rhubarb the root and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine. Rhubarb is a fleshy and edible stalk. Most notably cooked and used for the world-famous English ‘rhubarb crumble and custard’. Rhubarb is also an excellent source of vitamin K, which is an essential vitamin for bone health and blood clotting
- Stomach pain,
- Gastrointestinal bleeding.
- It is also used to treat Cold sore