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Wild Indigo Root (Baptisia tinctoria)

Wild Indigo Root (Baptisia tinctoria)

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A herbal food supplement

BOTANICAL NAME

Baptisia tinctoria

COMMON NAMES

Wild Indigo, Yellow Indigo

FAMILY

Fabaceae

PART SUPPLIED

The loose dried chopped root.

AVAILABLE AS

100g / 500g Pouch. Not currently available to customers in the EU.

SUITABLE FOR

Vegetarians and vegans.

DIRECTIONS

Small doses are stimulant and large doses emetic.

Decoction: A quarter to half a teaspoon of herb to a cup of cold water, bring to the boil and leave to sit for 20 minutes. Flavour with lemon, ginger or honey if desired. Drink up to 3 times a day unless otherwise told by a medical herbalist.

CAUTIONS

Large doses of this herb can cause vomiting and diarrhoea. Do not take if you are allergic to this plant or other members of this plant's family. Not all herbs are suitable in pregnancy, breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness. If in doubt, please ask us, your medical herbalist or healthcare practitioner. If you are taking any medication, please speak to your healthcare practitioner before using this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. This product should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet or lifestyle. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. 

MEDICINAL USE

Formerly known against typhoid as it is said to produce antibodies to counter typhus organisms. 

Key actions: Powerful antiseptic alterative. Anodyne. Anti-bacterial. Anti-viral. Anti-venomous. Mild cardio-active. Choleretic. Ciculatory stimulant. Emetic. Febrifuge for non-specific continued fevers arising from blood infection. Hepato-protective. Immune modulator. Laxative. Stimulant. Tonic. Haemostatic. Anti-neoplastic. Phagocytic. Vulnerary. 

In clinic: Herbalists use this herb to treat fevers and septic conditions, lymphatic infections with enlarged nodes or epidemic influenza with violent gastro-intestinal symptoms.

If you are interested in the medicinal use of this herb please consult a herbalist. Herbs are generally used at medicinal strength, in blends, prescribed for each unique patient's condition.

STORAGE

Keep in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.

PACKAGING
Pouches: Packaged in a biodegradable stand-up resealable pouch. Made with 45% - 60% renewable wood pulp starch. When placed into a composting environment the pouches will biodegrade to compost within 3 months.