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Ruscus Aculeatus (Box Holly) Root Extract

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SYNONYMS

BOX HOLLY ROOT EXTRACT, BUTCHERBROOM (RUSCUS ACULEATUS) EXTRACT, BUTCHERBROOM EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF BUTCHERBROOM, EXTRACT OF RUSCUS ACULEATUS, RUSCO EXTRACT, RUSCUS ACULEATUS (BOX HOLLY), RUSCUS ACULEATUS (BOX HOLLY) ROOT EXTRACT, RUSCUS ACULEATUS EXTRACT, RUSCUS ACULEATUS ROOT EXTRACT, and RUSCUS ACULEATUS, EXT.

Ruscus Aculeatus Root Extract is an extract of the rhizomes of the butcherbroom, Ruscusaculeatus.

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
67 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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