Botanical name: Polygala tenuifolia
(Polygala tenuifolia is a Traditional Chinese Medicine herb that is also known as Yuan Zhi, Senega, Chinese Senega, Mountain Polygala, Seneca/Senega Snakeroot, Snakeroot, Milkwort, Polygala, Polygala Root, Rattlesnake Root, Senega Snakeroot, and Seneka.)
Part used: Dry root
Ingredients: Dry Senega root, certified organic non-GMO cane alcohol and pure Adirondack water.
Percentage of alcohol used: 55-60%
Ratio plant to menstruum: 1:6
Safety considerations: This herb should be avoided in pregnancy as it is an emmenogogue and uterine stimulant. Also, those challenged with peptic ulcers, gastritis or inflammatory bowel disorders should not use this herb.
About: A perennial herb from northern China blossoming in summer with racemes of purple flowers. The extract is prepared with the root whose qualities are a bit sweet, sour, pungent and salty, dry, calming, relaxing, stimulating and softening. In Chinese medicine the root has been used for its restorative and well as clearing actions.
Recommended Dosage: 30 drops, 3 times per day.
*Please note our recommended dosage may differ from other sources.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.