Red Root Herbal Remedies
Red root is an excellent lymphatic cleanser indicated for liver congestion, infected tonsils, enlarged spleen, swollen lymph glands, chronic skin problems, such as acne and boils, and fibroid cysts. Red Root has a taste of ASTRINGENT, BITTER and a temperature of COOLING.
Red Root Proper Dose
|Red Root Decoction||1/2 cup tea 2-3 x daily|
|Red Root Tincture||10 drops to 1.5 droppersful 2-3 x daily|
Red Root Reference Information
|Latin Name||Ceanothus americanus|
|Other Names||New Jersey tea|
|Herb Forms||Tincture, bulk herb.|
|Affects||Blood, Immune system, Liver, Lymphatic system|
|Botanical Info||A deciduous shrub about three feet high with finely-toothed eliptical leaves and short sprays of small white flowers.|
McGuffin, M. et al. 1997. Botanical Safety Handbook. Boca Raton: CRC Press.
Madaus, G. 1976. Lehrbuch der Biologischen Heilmittel. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag.