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Stone Root

Also Known As – Collinsonia Root, Collinsonia canadensis, Collinsonia, Hardhack, horseweed, knob grass, knob root and richweed

Wild Crafted USA

Overview - Although its Latin botanical name is Collinsonia canadensis, Stone Root is also commonly known as richweed, Canadian Horsebalm, ox balm, knob grass and knob root, horseweed, hardhack and Collinsonia. 

Stone Root comes from Collinsonia canadensis, which is a perennial plant. It is commonly used as a tonic to generally improve health.

Medicinal Uses - It has a strong, unpleasant smell that some people consider overwhelming. The root and rhizome (underground stem) are used to make medicine.

Stone root is used to treat urinary tract problems including bladder pain and swelling (inflammation), stones in the kidney and elsewhere in the urinary tract, and excess uric acid in the urine. It is also used to increase urine flow to relieve water retention (edema).

Some people use stone root for stomach and intestinal problems including indigestion.

Other uses include treatment of headaches and use as a tonic.

  • Bladderinflammation.
  • Water retention (edema).
  • Headaches.
  • Indigestion.
  • Kidney stones.
  • Stomach and intestinal problems.

Parts Used – Root

Precautions - Stone root seems to be safe. Taking large amounts of stone root can cause some side effects such as dizziness, nausea, painful urination, and stomach irritation.

Special Precautions & Warnings: Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of stone root during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Lithium interacts with Stone root. Stone root might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking stone root might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed. Water pills (Diuretic drugs) interacts with Stone Root seems to work like "water pills." Stone root and "water pills" might cause the body to get rid of potassium along with water. Taking stone root along with "water pills" might decrease potassium in the body too much. Some "water pills" that can deplete potassium include chlorothiazide (Diuril), chlorthalidone (Thalitone), furosemide (Lasix), hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ, Hydrodiuril, Microzide), and others.

Suggestions - ORAL Normal dosage of stone root, taken as tea or as dried root, is between1 to 4 grams every day. Preparation of tea is by mixing 1-4 grams rhizome or root part in 150 mL of boiling water for 5-10 minutes and then straining. As water extract (with ratio 1:1 in 25% alcohol) 1-4 mL is used thrice every day. Tincture form of stone root (with ratio 1:5 in 40% concentrated alcohol) should be ingested 2-8 mL thrice every day and Collinsonia tincture should be taken in a dose of 2-8 mL. 

Disclaimer - These products are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with any herb or dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner. 


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