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.
Herbal astringent; mouthwash; skin wash.
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|