Is Rhubarb a Vegetable or Fruit?

Is Rhubarb a Vegetable or Fruit?

Is Rhubarb a Vegetable or Fruit

Scientific name: Rheum palmatum.

Used part: Root.

The fresh leaves are toxic.

It is a plant originating in Central and eastern Asia, especially from China.

Indications: Used in cases of asthenia, liver disorders, bile, and in order to regulate intestinal functions, constipation, gingivitis.

Medicinal properties: stimulating, digestive and laxative, toning, purging.

Toxicology: cannot be administered during menstruation, nor to pregnant women and not during breastfeeding.

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