Botanical Name: Rheum palmatum
Forms Available: Dried root, Powdered root
Belonging to the family of Polygonaceae, Rhubarb is an herbaceous, perennial plant. Also known as pieplant, it is native to Asia. The flesh leafstalks of rhubarb are used as food. It is also added to fruit juices in dehydrated form. It is also used to prepare sauces, crumbles, pies, and jams.