DESCRIPTION: This herb is well known for treating skin conditions and those relating to the blood stream, including being a blood purifier, therefore it has an effect on the liver.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS: Stimulates the thyroid, helps in assimilating other nutrients and is
also used as a tonic for glandular dysfunction through contraction and relaxation of the surrounding
tissue. It contains minerals, manganese, silicon, sodium, copper and zinc.
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS: None known, although it should be noted that it can be substituted
PARTS USED: Rhizome and root
GENERAL USAGE: Used for acne, appetite stimulant, arthritic conditions, blood conditions, digestion, jaundice and liver problems, staph infections and female disturbances with menstruation or vaginitis.
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