Springtime's bounty of wild roots is preserved in this liver-loving, tincture blend! All plants within were foraged from land not treated with pesticides and cared for according to organic farming principles, then tinctured fresh in a 25% water, 75% organic cane alcohol menstruum.
This tincture can be taken morning, night, before meals, and as needed. The bitter constituents found in these roots help promote digestion when consumed prior to food.
Dandelion Root, Taraxacum officinale, promotes bile secretion, aiding digestion, and helps optimize liver function. One PubMed study found that the whole herb may alleviate some symptoms related GI immuno-inflammatory basing on the abundant anti-inflammatory and anti-oxide active substances.Burdock Root
Yellow Dock Root, Rumex crispus, is a blood cleanser, and helps the body clear out toxins. A toning herb, yellow dock root is useful for supporting gastrointestinal function as both a mild laxative and a colon astringent. Yellow dock root also has a unique ability to free iron stored in the body, and has a history of use during menstruation and in cases of anemia.
Burdock Root, Arctium spp, supports the body's breaking down and clearing of hormones, aids liver and kidney function, stimulates lymphatic drainage, cleanses the blood, and assists in clearing skin from the inside-out. One study found that the active compounds found in burdock root "promote blood circulation to the skin surface, improving the skin quality/texture and curing skin diseases like eczema." With a sweeter, less-bitter flavor than other liver-stimulating roots, the addition of burdock improves palatability and lends cooling energetics.
Plantain Root, Plantago spp., is cooling, mucilaginous, and hepatoprotective. Perhaps best known as a readily available field first-aid for cuts, scrapes, bee stings and bug bites, the same skin-healing properties make plantain a useful internal remedy for soothing inflamed stomachs and bowels. Plantain root helps calm and heal an irritated gut or urinary tract. Additionally, plantain aids the body's removal of toxins, is a blood purifier, and supports healthy functioning of the liver.
Dandelion Leaf, Taraxacum officinale, a readily available green that can easily be substituted for spinach or kale in your next omelette, stir fry, or this dandelion breakfast hash! In the body, dandelion leaf works as a diuretic, preventing the accumulation of toxins by helping to move them out of the body. In helping move things along, dandelion leaf help keeps the skin clear and the liver working efficiently.
Ingredients: Fresh, foraged roots of dandelion, burdock, yellow dock, and plantain, fresh dandelion leaf, tinctured in 25% water and 75% organic cane alcohol
Suggested Use: Add 1-2 dropperfuls to water or juice several times per day, or as needed. The bitter constituents of the plants make this an ideal blend to take before meals, stimulating stomach bile to promote digestion.
*We are not doctors and are in no way making any medical claims about our products. These statements and this product have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. As with any herbal supplement, it is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before use, particularly if you have any underlying health conditions or are taking medications.