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View in Spanish: Ruibarbo de la India

Indian rhubarb (IN-dee-un ROO-barb)
The root of this plant has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. The scientific name is or . Also called Chinese rhubarb, da-huang, rhubarb, and Turkish rhubarb.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.