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Iris versicolor / Blue Flag Root Powder

Powdered Blue Flag Root.
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Product Description



Iris versicolor is also commonly known as the blue flag, harlequin blueflag, larger blue flag, northern blue flag, and poison flag, plus other variations of these names, and in Britain and Ireland as purple iris.

It is a species of Iris native to North America, in the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada. It is common in sedge meadows, marshes, and along stream banks and shores. The specific epithet versicolor means "variously coloured".


Medicinal Action and Uses

Detoxifying - It’s detoxifying effect make it useful in the treatment of psoriasis, acne, herpes, arthritis, swollen glands and pelvic inflammatory disease.

Emetic - Induce Vomiting

Hepatic - acts strongly on the liver and promotes the excretion of excess body fluids.

Laxative - Blue Flag has strong laxative effects.

Skin Conditions - Externally, it is applied to skin diseases, wounds and rheumatic joints.



Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Blue Flag Root Powder
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom


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