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Sarsaparilla

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Sarsaparilla

£4.50£31.50

Common Name: Sarsaparilla

Latin name: Smilax

Part used: Root and Rhizome

Constituents:  parillin (smilacin), glucoside, sarsapic acid, saponins: sarsasaponin, sarsaparilloside, many flavonoids and starch

Key Ind: Chronic skin disorders, RA, Gout, used medicinally by herbalists for the prevention of gout, arthritis, inflammations of the joints, and is particularly useful for scaling skin conditions, like psoriasis, especially when accompanied by irritation.

Safety issues: People with kidney problems or diabetes, should not take excessive doses. Not for long term use.

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Common Name: Sarsaparilla

Latin name: Smilax

Part used: Root and Rhizome

Constituents: parillin (smilacin), glucoside, sarsapic acid, saponins, sarsasaponin, sarsaparilloside, many flavonoids and starch

Key Ind: Chronic skin disorders, RA, Gout, used medicinally by herbalists for the prevention of gout, arthritis, inflammations of the joints, and is particularly useful for scaling skin conditions, like psoriasis, especially when accompanied by irritation.

Safety issues: People with kidney problems or diabetes, should not take excessive doses. Not for long term use.

Main actions: Depurative, anti-inflammatory, anti rheumatic

Dosage: Half teaspoon steeped for 10 mins. Strain and drink.

Folklore: This plant derived its name from being exported to Europe through Jamaica. The word Sarsaparilla comes from the Spanish Sarza, meaning a bramble, and parilla, a vine, in allusion to the thorny stems of the plant.

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100g, 250g, 500g, 50g

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