Sarsaparilla – smilax ornata.

Sarsaparilla has been used for a variety of indications such as skin complaints (especially psoriasis), as a blood cleanser/detoxifier and to treat rheumatism.

Such benefits are mostly associated with the herb’s anti-inflammatory and diuretic activity, and an apparent ability to bind to toxins.

primary active(s): saponins, sterols

contraindications: None noted.

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