Working with Sarsaparilla
Sarsaparilla is used for skin disorders, such as eczema and psoriasis, and for rheumatism and liver problems. It is a common ingredient in blood cleansing formulas, along with red clover and burdock root and seed. Very little scientific studies have been done on sarsaparilla, but it has a long history of use for syphilis, chronic rheumatism, and skin diseases and has been said to improve the appetite and digestion. Sarsaparilla has also been used extensively in the food industry as a flavoring agent in root beer, candy, etc.
Sarsaparilla has a taste of SWEET, AROMATIC and a temperature of NEUTRAL.
Conditions treated with Sarsaparilla
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.