Solomon's Seal Herbal Remedies
Solomon's seal is a well-known Chinese tonic herb that has been used for over 2,000 years to strengthen and moisten the lungs. The herb is commonly used in formulas to help relieve symptoms that occur with weakened adrenals and internal dryness, such as thirst, cough, dry throat, and irritability. In scientific studies, an orally-administered solomon's seal tincture had a strengthening effect on the heart of patients with heart failure, as well as a blood-sugar regulating effect on patients with hypoglycemia due to overindulgence in meals with too much refined sugar. Solomon's seal has a taste of SWEET and a temperature of COOL.
Solomon's Seal Proper Dose
|Solomon's Seal Decoction||9-15 gr daily|
Solomon's Seal Reference Information
|Latin Name||Polygonatum odoratum|
|Other Names||Aromatic Solomon's Seal|
|Herb Forms||Tincture, bulk herb.|
|Affects||Liver, Urinary system|
|Botanical Info||A leafy-stemmed perennial herb in the Lily family with pairs of white pendulous flowers hanging from the leaf axils.|
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