Bidens pilosa

A food supplement to support your health sometimes known as black-jacks or Spanish needles. 

Extracts such as tinctures or essences offer a convenient alternative to herbal teas. They may also be used in food, food supplements, cosmetics and as a starter ingredient by herbalists in prescription formulas.

Montana Farmacy is an American herbal house of the same high standards as Napiers the Herbalists and provides us with herbs that we cannot otherwise source. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Due to the costs of importing from the USA we are unable to offer a discount on this product.


Bidens pilosa extracted in organic cane ethanol (alcohol). The part used is the leaf. The strength is 1:5 61-71%. Suggested serving size of 1.2 ml contains 647 mg of herb. This product is gluten free and does not contain GMO material. Store in a cool dark place.


Adults: Stated serving size 1.2 ml (20-30 drops) taken 2 to 3 times a day, unless otherwise told by a qualified herbal medicine practitioner. This amount may be added to cold or warm water, juice or another drink.


Only use this tincture under the advice of a medical or herbal medicine practitioner.


Do not use if you are pregnant or if you are planning to become pregnant without your doctor's approval. Not all herbs are suitable in breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness.

Please visit our Herbs A-Z section to check when, or when not to, take this herb. If in doubt, please ask us or your medical herbalist.

Side effects

Some herbs can cause side effects. For more information about potential side effects of this herb please visit our Herbs A-Z section. If a side effect is experienced please let us know.

Drug Interactions

Foods, herbs and food supplements can interact with some medicines. For more information on potential interactions for this herb please visit our Herbs A-Z section and consult your medical herbalist or doctor before taking this herb.

More Information

In-depth information about the traditional uses of this herb can be found in our Herbs A-Z section.

Bidens pilosa tincture

Add to BagBidens pilosa (fresh) tincture 2 fl.oz (59 ml) £20.83

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