Sarsaparilla root (Jamaican)

$8.00

  • Product Type: Herbals
Weight

Description

Also known as
Smilax regelii


Introduction
Jamaican sarsaparilla comes from a spiked vine in the Smilacaceae family of plants, the dried herb possesses a rich taste and has a number of health benefits which has made it a popular tonic over the years, finding its way into the original root beer & sarsaparilla recipes. Jamaican sarsaparilla is not quite as aromatic as the Indian variety, however it has a stronger medicinal action.

Constituents
Sarsasaponin, Sarsaparilloside, Arsasapogenin, Sarsaparilla R1, Sarsaparilla R2, Parillin, Triterpenes

Harvest Data
Origin: Jamaica
Wildharvested
Cut & sifted roots

Use
Sarsaparilla brews a tasty & healthy tea with a cleansing tonic action. Recommended 2-4 grams or 1-2 teaspoon tea. Sarsaparilla makes a very tasty base note for tea blends and goes well with sassafras & other aromatics.

Summary
Sarsaparilla root is a delicious herbal tonic most known for its use as the main ingredient for the drink of the same name: Sarsaparilla. The root has been used for venereal disease, to increase the appetite, as a diuretic, & as a general health tonic or panacea. Jamaican sarsaparilla supports healthy hormone production and cleanses the blood, kidneys, & liver.

Disclaimer
The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. For education and research purposes only. Customers must be over 18 years of age to purchase anything from this site. Research all items before using.

Product type

Wish List

Log In to be able to add this product to your Wish List.

View more

Price Breakdown

Cart