Sarsaparilla is a tropical plant from the genus Smilax. The climbing and woody vine grows deep in the canopy of the rainforest. It’s native to South America, Jamaica, the Caribbean, Mexico, Honduras, and the West Indies.
Health Benefits of Sarsaparilla include:
- Potent anti-inflammatory. This factor makes it also a useful treatment for inflammatory conditions like joint pain and the swelling caused by gout.
- Sarsaparilla has shown activity against harmful bacteria and other microorganisms that have invaded the body.
- Sarsaparilla is used in herbal mixes to act as a “synergist.” In other words, it’s thought that the saponins found in sarsaparilla increase the bioavailability and absorption of other herbs.
- Protecting the liver. Sarsaparilla has also shown protective effects on the liver.
- Weight loss
- Detoxifying the body
Directions for use:
Bring to a boil 1-2 cup of water with a few pieces of Sarsaparilla Root based on the amount of tea that will be served.
Let steep for a few minutes.
For a stronger taste, use more sarsaparilla root when boiling.
Prepare hot and drink cold- an ideal thirst quencher.
*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. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult a doctor before using this product. If you are taking any medication, or have any type of medical issue, consult a healthcare professional before using this product. The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act requires this notice.