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Butchers Broom Root Powder C/O

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Butchers Broom Root Powder

Also Known As - Ruscus aculeatus, Box Holly, Jew’s Myrtle, Kneeholm, Knee Holly, Pettigree, Sweet Broom, Rusci Aculeati, Rusci Aculeati Rhizoma.

Origin: Croatia - Certified Organic

Overview - Butcher's broom is used for hemorrhoids, gallstones, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), and for symptoms of poor blood circulation such as pain, heaviness, leg cramps, leg swelling, varicose veins, itching, and swelling. Butcher's broom is also used as a laxative, as a diuretic to increase urine output, to reduce swelling, and to speed the healing of fractures.

Medicinal Uses - Diaphoretic, diuretic, deobstruent and aperient. Was much recommended by Dioscorides and other ancient physicians as an aperient and diuretic in dropsy, urinary obstructions and nephritic cases.

  • A decoction of the root is the usual form of administration, and it is still considered of use in jaundice and gravel. One pint of boiling water to 1 oz. of the twigs, or 1/2 oz. of the bruised fresh root has also been recommended as an infusion, which may be taken as tea.
  • In scrofulous tumours, advantage has been realized by administering the root in doses of a drachm every morning.
  • The decoction, sweetened with honey, is said to clear the chest of phlegm and relieve difficult breathing.

Parts Used - The washed and dried root, chopped.

Preparations - Tea or extract. To make a tea from chopped root, place 1 teaspoon of the herb in a cup of boiling water and allow steeping in a closed teapot for 10 minutes. Strain before drinking.  For relieving symptoms of poor circulation (chronic venous insufficiency): 150 mg of butcher’s broom root extract, combined with 150 mg of hesperidin and 100 mg of ascorbic acid twice daily.

Precautions - Butcher's broom is considered safe for most people when used for up to three months. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of butcher’s broom during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Disclaimer - The information presented herein by Mountain Maus’ Remedies is intended for educational purposes only. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat or prevent disease. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.

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