Sarsaparilla is an age-old remedy used as a blood purifier and
tonic that boosts stamina and energy. It is thought to help to
build muscle mass, while avoiding the harmful side effects of
anabolic steroids. Considered a mild tonic, an antibacterial and
anti-inflammatory, and it may even act as an aphrodisiac.
This is a natural herb that has been used in connection
with liver disease and syphilis. Although it is most commonly
used in connection with eczema, psoriasis, and other skin
It is said to attack and neutralize toxins, including
environmental poisons, in the blood and also promotes urination and
sweating. Sarsaparilla helps to cool the body and break
intermittent fevers. Sarsaparilla, as an antibacterial, has
been used internally and externally to counteract infections of all
kinds. When taken internally, it is said to attack microbial
substances in the blood and also counteract urinary tract
infections, and it was used for centuries as a treatment for
syphilis, gonorrhea, and other sexually transmitted diseases. It
has been listed in both the United States Pharmacopoeia
and the United States Dispensatory for those ailments. When
used externally, it is said to treat psoriasis, leprosy,
boils, abscesses, skin diseases, wounds and eczema.
As an anti-inflammatory, it is believed to ease rheumatism,
arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. The diuretic
properties of the herb are thought to stimulate urine production
and increase the excretion of uric acid, which is also helps
to relieve gout, it will not relieve acute cases of gout
but its use may prevent attacks when taken over a period of
weeks or months.
Sarsaparilla's carries some controversy surrounding its
hormonal properties in both men and women. The herb is said to
stimulate production of natural hormones (testosterone) in men,
which may help to restore both sexual interest and erectile
function. And this action is different from many other male
aphrodisiacs that act by increasing blood to the penis, which also
carries the risk of creating high blood pressure. It also raises
hormonal production in women, which may boost diminished sex drive,
and may also help to alleviate the symptoms of menopause.
This herb has been benificial for bodybuilders because the use
of the Sarsaprilla boosts energy and stamina, and eases the
inflammatory conditions brought on by strenuous exercise.
Sarsaparilla is commonly used in herbal preparations as a
synergist, as it has been reported to facilitate the body's
absorption of other drugs and phytochemicals, which accounts for
its use in herbal formulas as an agent for bioavailability and to
enhance the power and effect of other herbs.
Ingredients: Sarsaparilla, Distilled Water, 20%
Instructions: Use 6-12 drops in juice or water,
under the tongue or as desired. May be taken 3 times daily. Shake
well. Store in cool, dark place. Keep out of reach of children.
Contraindications: Pregnant and nursing women
should avoid Sarsaparilla. Large amounts of Sarsaparilla may cause
gastrointestinal irritation, and if that occurs, dosage should be
reduced or stopped. People who take bloodthinning medications
(Coumadin, etc.) should not use Sarsaparilla, and other
prescription medication should not be taken at the same time as
Sarsaparilla, because the medicine may be absorbed or excreted more
rapidly. According to the German Commission E monograph,
Sarsaparilla may cause stomach irritation and temporary kidney
irritation. In general, it is recommended that people who take
prescription drugs regularly should avoid its use. Men with
prostate disorders should not use it, since it may increase
testosterone production. Inhaling Sarsaparilla can make asthma
worse in asthmatics.
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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
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