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Rhubarb is a well­heeled dessert fruit, its slightly tart na­ture the per­fect com­pan­ion to but­tery pas­tries, sugar and vanilla. But rhubarb has uses far be­yond the kitchen and in fact has been val­ued for its medic­i­nal pur­poses for thou­sands of years. Some 5000 years ago the Chi­nese used the dried root as a lax­a­tive with the plant also fea­tur­ing in Greek and Ro­man medicine

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