Chinese rhubarb is a plant with a number of magical and mundane uses. Professor Cleo Virohsa covered the Chinese rhubarb during Term 11.
The leaves are poisonous, containing a high concentration of oxalic acid,
The primary mundane use of the Chinese rhubarb is to aid in digestion, act as a laxative, and to help with stomachaches.
Chinese rhubarb is often used as an ingredient in Healing potions for stomach and digestive maladies, as well as a potion additive to promote proper digestion of other potions.
One of the other notable uses of Chinese rhubarb is as an antidote ingredient when counteracting poisons.