Oregon Grape Root
$3.50 – $5.75
Oregon Tilth Certified Organic | Kosher Certified | Fair For Life Certified
Common Name: Oregon Grape Root
Botanical Name: Berberis aquifolium
Certified Organic Oregon Grape Root Summary
A perennial shrub native to the Northwest, Oregon Grape has spiny leaves, and dark blue berries. Although chock-full of vitamin C, the berries are very tart and rather unpalatable. Oregon grape root contains berberine, which is considered a natural antibiotic. The herb also contains other powerful phytochemicals (columbamine, hydrastine, jatrorrhizine, oxyacanthine, and tetrahydroberberine, as well as tannins) that have a long list of benefits.
There are many uses for Oregon grape root, including tinctures, decoctions, tonics, and teas. As a tea, Oregon grape root has been shown to stimulate the liver to improve bile production and liver enzymes, and improves overall liver function. It increases the efficiency of the liver in detoxifying the blood as it passes through the liver.
Oregon grape root has been shown to increase bile, stomach acid (HCl) and pepsinogen production. A cup of oregon grape root tea can both cleanse your liver and aid in the digestion of fats and protein.
Topically applied oregon grape root has both antimicrobial and antiseptic properties which helps dry out acne and prevents any infection. Psoriasis and eczema are also skin conditions that have been shown to benefit from both topical and internal application.
Precautions: No known precautions. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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