Bistort Root, Powder,  1oz.
Wild Harvested

Bistort Root, Powder, 1oz.

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Polygonum bistorta

Herbalists all over agree: Bistort root is one of the strongest herbal astringents around. Astringents tighten & tone tissues, and have traditional applications for bowel and gastrointestinal health.

Bistort is cited in herbal texts for use both externally and internally for any condition that requires powerful astringent action. These include mouth & gum health, skin care, as well as bowel and digestive tract functions. DID YOU KNOW: Bistort is a member of the Buckwheat family? COMMON NAMES: Dragonwort, Patience Dock, Sweet Dock.

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Common use:

Herbal astringent; mouthwash; skin wash.

Suggested directions:

To prepare as an “instant tea”: Pour 1 cup of boiling water over ¼ to ½ teaspoonful of powder. Drink 1-2 cups of tea daily. If desired add honey and/or lemon to suit taste. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR LONG-TERM USE.

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PHC Lot Number Product Name Botanical Name Country of Origin
11235HB Bistort Root Polygonum bistorta Hungary
10301HB Bistort Root Polygonum bistorta
SF080105 Bistort Root Polygonum bistorta
SF072203 Bistort Root Polygonum bistorta Europe
WH032098 Bistort Root Polygonum bistorta
HB060497 Bistort Root Polygonum bistorta
A61981 Bistort Root Polygonum bistorta
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