Rheum officinale Baill., Adansonia 10: 246 1872. ;
In modern medicine, R. officinale has been studied for the treatment of hepatitis B. However, a meta-analysis of published clinical trials concluded that the quality of existing studies was “poor”, but further study of R. officinale in combination with interferon is “justified”.
(From Wikipedia on 20.5.14)
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Rheum officinale Baill.
Chinese rhubarb, Tibetan rhubarb, Purging rhubarb, commonly used in medicine.
Photographed from UCBG, California
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