A safe effective laxative, but too much can cause an excessive reaction.
The bark and fruit were used as a purgative in the past, though their potentially dangerous violent action and side effects means they are now rarely used.
The wood is hard and dense, but little-used.
Added by wikiherbia on Sun 1 Jul 2012 on 4:20 pm GMT
Updated by Abbie Thoms on Thu 12 Jul 2012 at 5:43 pm GMT
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