Tincture of Sarsaparilla root (Smilax ornata) 1:3 25%
Smilax ornata, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose: 4 - 8ml three times a day.
May cause gastric upset in sensitive individuals, in this case please stop taking sarsaparilla and seek advice on an alternative.
Part used: Root and rhizome
Habitat: Sarsaparilla is a tropical evergreen vine with twining and trailing stems, native to tropical regions of America.
Constituents: Steroidal saponins (up to 3%), phytosterols including beta-sitosterol and stigmasterol, flavonoids including astilbin and derivatives.
Actions: Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, alterative, antipuritic (anti-itch), anti-rheumatic, diuretic
Sarsaparilla is mainly used for musculoskeletal and skin complaints
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