Botanical Name: Smilax app (Liliaceae)
Sarsaparilla is a perennial woody climber. The root is gathered through out the year. It smells like root beer, and is commonly used to make it.
Qualities: This herbs contains steroidal, saponins, phytosterols, beta- and e-sitosterol, sarsapic acid, resin, and minerals. It is known to have a number of health enhancing properties - it is cleansing, reduces inflamation, boosts immunity, aids in weight loss, increases libido, and relieves stomach issues, while also providing relief from skin issues, such as eczema and psoriasis.
Common Use: Commonly used in herbal tea blends, creams, and home made rootbeer.
Storage: To maintain freshness keep sealed in an airtight container away from heat and direct sunlight.
Safety: It is wise to consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Disclaimer: this information has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. It is meant for educational purposes only. Ingredients may have come into contact with other allergens prior to production. We highly recommend you look into these great ingredients and all their known benefits.