Jamaican Sarsaparilla Root (Wildcrafted)
Jamaican Sarsaparilla Root (Smilax regelii) wild-harvested in the hills of Jamaica, is a powerhouse of minerals and nutrients. It is said to have the highest concentration of iron in any plant, and has been known to cure anemia, impotency in men, and other disorders that may arise from "weak blood".
Iron is the blood’s food supply and the blood is the medium of transport for oxygen to the brain and the rest of the body. So it is essential! Iron is seen as a magnetic mineral that pulls other minerals to it. Therefore, a herb or plant that is rich in iron would have adequate amounts of other minerals in balanced proportions. This is why sarsaparilla is so potent!
Sarsaparilla is also known for treating psoriasis and other varies types of skin diseases. This root may also be great for people that suffer from rheumatoid arthritis as well as kidney disease; it increases urination to reduce chances of fluid retention and also increases the level of sweating.
Sarsaparilla is also great when you feel a cold, cough or fever coming on and want to help prevent symptoms from getting worse.
In addition to that to that, the root can also be used along with conventional drugs to aid in treating leprosy and syphilis. Sarsaparilla may be used as a steroid for enhancing performance/body building.
Sarsaparilla can also be used to flavor foods and beverages. Here in Jamaica it is popularly used to make Roots drinks and root beer.
This product includes only the roots of the plant, no leaves or stems. It is coarsely ground and packaged in Kraft Paper Pouches.