Organic Sarsaparilla Root
Organic Sarsaparilla Root (1.5oz)
It has been said that ancient Peruvians were the first to recognize Sarsaparilla’s pain-relieving properties, and used it as a treatment for joint pain, headaches, and ailments associated with colds and the flu. This particular species is a woody, perennial climbing vine native to South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Indigenous tribes also used beverages made with Sarsaparilla as a general health tonic. The name Sarsaparilla itself is from the Spanish word "sarza" meaning brambles, and "parilla" meaning vine. Today, Sarsaparilla is known for it's excellent detoxification, hormonal balance, and skin-health properties. Extremely rich in iron, magnesium, selenium, calcium and zinc. Enjoy Sarsaparilla's bitter flavor (with resemblance of vanilla, licorice, and wintergreen notes) when brewed into a tea.