Use of the herbal tea Smilax officinalis
Smilax officinalis is a perennial climbing plant, traditionally used in Central America. It may help cleanse* the body and ensure proper excretion**. It contains saponins, phytosterols (β-sitosterol), glycosides, calcium, copper, iron, iodine, manganese, potassium, silica, sodium, sulphur, vitamins B-complex, C and D and provitamin A.
* These statements were not evaluated by the Food and Drugs Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Dried and shredded root of the sarsaparilla plant (Smilax officinalis).
Preparation and Suggested Use
Drop 1 teaspoon of sarsaparilla into 1 litre of boiling water; boil for 3 minutes and strain.
Drink 1 litre of the infusion in small cups over the course of the day but not after 17.00 h. (5pm). Drink for the period of one month at least. Do not exceed recommended daily dose!
Do not take during pregnancy and nursing. Keep out of the reach of children.
Consult your practitioner prior to use if you are taking medication or have a medical condition.