Sarsaparilla (Smilax regelii )
Sarsaparilla is a perennial vine with prickly stems. It is native to tropical America and the West Indies."
Its name comes from the Spanish words sarza for "shrub" and parilla for "little vine." Its roots, which are used in herbology, burrow deeply into the ground, while its vines are avid climbers.
Sarsaparilla has been used to detoxify organs, relieve pain, It can clean the blood and kill fungi. Some claim that sarsaparilla helps protect the liver and relieves rheumatism.
In the mid-1800s, the brewed plant was very popular in the U.S. as a spring tonic. The root has been used commercially as a foaming ingredient and flavoring in root beer and other soft drinks. Sarsaparilla root contains sulfur, iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium.
- Good diuretic -- induces sweating and urination
- Useful for urinary problems
- Relieves swelling and soreness of rheumatism and arthritis
- May enhance physical performance
How to Use It:
Capsules: Take 1 to 3 times daily (See our Capsules and Capsule Filling Machine)
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
We offer Sarsaparilla in cust and sifted form. A can help get it capsule ready.
Common Names: Sarsaparilla, salsaparrilha, khao yen, saparna, smilace, smilax, zarzaparilla, jupicanga