Smilax officinalis / Sarsaparilla Root Fluid Extract

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Description

Fluid Extract made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Sarsasparilla Root to 1 part liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol.

Smilax officinalis, commonly known as Sarsasparilla root, Honduran sarsaparilla, and Jamaican sarsaparilla, is part of the Liliaceae family.

It is a perennial trailing vine native to Mexico and Central America. The prickly vine can grow up to 50 metres long and the berries are black-purple, purple-blue and red.

Smilax officinalis is used as the basis for a soft drink frequently called sarsaparilla. It is also a primary ingredient in old fashioned-style root beer

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Anti-fungal – Sarsaparilla root contains saponins, which likely work by disabling bacterial components called endotoxins.

Anti-Inflammatory – Used in the treatment for gout and rheumatoid arthritis.

Diuretic – Sarsaparilla  is used for increasing urination in order to reduce fluid retention.

Topical – Due to its anti-inflammatory attributes, Sarsasparilla is commonly used to treat psoriasis and itchy, scaly skin conditions.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.

Additional information

Weight 1.188000 kg
Size

250ml, 500ml, 1000ml

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