JustIngredients Buckthorn Bark
JustIngredients Buckthorn Bark
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Buckthorn Bark

Product Code: 09BUCK

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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.

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Product: Buckthorn Bark

Latin Name: Frangula alnus syn. Rhamnus frangula

Plant Family: Rhamnaceae

Other Names: Alder Buckthorn, Butcher’s Prickwood, Hart’s Thorn, Black Dogwood, Frangula Bark, Alder Dogwood, Arraclán, Buckthorn, Frángula, Frangula, Glossy Buckthorn & Nerprun Bourdaine.

Description: Despite its name the buckthorn has no thorns; it is a tall deciduous shrub which grows to a height of between 4-5 metres. It is native to Europe, North Africa, and Asia. The yellowy-green leaves are glossy and oval and about 7 cm in length, they come from the stem in alternate. The alder buckthorn has greenish white flowers approximately 3 to 4mm in size, the flowers produce green berries about the size of a pea which turn red and then black as they ripen.

For ingredient and allergen information, please see the product specification, available to download from the technical tab


Charcoal from alder buckthorn is used in the manufacture of gunpowder, it is well suited to the job igniting readily and burning evenly and slowly. A yellow dye can be obtained from the leaves and bark, the unripe fruit produces a green dye which is very effective when used for dyeing wool and the ripe berries give a blue or grey dependant on the mordant used. In some regions of France honey made from the flowers of Alder Buckthorn (Miel de bourdaine) is very popular.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

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Allergen Statement

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The following products which are or contain allergens may be handled by approved suppliers on behalf of JustIngredients Limited; Cereals containing gluten (wheat, rye, barley, oats, spelt, kamut and their hybrid strains), Peanuts, Soybeans, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Milk and dairy products, Sesame seeds, Products containing sulphur dioxide and sulphites at concentrations of more than 10mg/kg or 10mg/litre expressed as sulphur dioxide.

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