Product features

  • CASCARA SAGRADA - Frontier Co-op Aged Cascara Sagrada Bark (Rhamnus purshiana) originates from a deciduous tree of the northern United States. This shrub must be aged for a year before usage. It provides decorative, culinary, and industrial uses.
  • A VARIETY OF USES - Aged cascara sagrada bark is often used in beverages and foods, especially in teas. It can also be included as an ingredient in DIY sunscreens.
  • EXCELLENT FLAVORING AGENT - Frontier Co-op Aged Cascara Sagrada Bark provides a sweet and fruity taste with distinctive notes of hibiscus, rosehip, redcurrant, cherry, and even tobacco. The extract of its dried bark is incorporated as a flavoring for soft drinks, ice cream, and baked goods.
  • SOURCED FROM THE UNITED STATES - Our cascara sagrada bark is stripped and aged for a year. It is cut and sifted to extract its properties. Our growers in the U.S. harvest this bark and allow the natural oxidation of its anthrone constituents. Frontier Co-op Aged Cascara Sagrada Bark is 100% Kosher certified and non-irradiated.
  • ABOUT US - Owned by stores and organizations that buy and sell our products, Frontier Co-op has been a member-owned cooperative since 1976. We support natural living and our products are never irradiated or treated with ETO. We're committed to the health and welfare of the environment and everyone producing and consuming our botanical products.

Product Description

Frontier Co-op Aged Cascara Sagrada Bark comes from a deciduous tree that is most often found in the northern United States. Before Cascara Sagrada Bark is sold, it is stripped and aged for a year to oxidize its anthrone constituents.

The sweet and fruity flavor of this herb makes it a common ingredient in many beverages and numerous foods. The reddish-brown and woody appearance of cascara sagrada adds color to any dish. It is often used for decorative, culinary, and DIY purposes. Our cascara sagrada bark is 100% Kosher certified and non-irradiated.

Best uses: Teas, baked goods, dairy products, botanical displays

FEATURES

  • 1 pound bulk bag (16 ounces)
  • Kosher certified, non-irradiated
  • Origin: United States
  • Adds bitterness to teas
  • Botanical name: Rhamnus purshiana
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