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  • n  dried bark of the cascara buckthorn used as a laxative

  • Most of the laxatives people buy and take are intestine-irritating chemicals which many doctors denounce: cascara, aloes, resins, castor oil, phenolphthalein and salts.
  • Piker Cohn wash out the patient's stomach, purge him with cascara and Epsom salts, feed him well.
  • Unobjectionable are mineral oil, milk of magnesia, cascara sagrada.
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  • Fines scrubbed for outlaw hot tub pad
    Dusty Hankins of RK Concrete Construction demolishes part of a new driveway on Cascara Court allegedly built in violation of the rules of a homeowners’ association. A homeowner and developer faced fines of up to $330,000 for expanding the driveway and pouring a concrete hot tub pad.
    March 14, 2014 - Newport News-Times

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