Herbs used: Bidens pilosa and Bidens frondosa
Botanical name: Bidens pilosa and Bidens frondosa
Part used: Fresh leaf and flower
Ingredients: Fresh Bidens, certified organic non-GMO cane alcohol & pure Adirondack water.
Percentage of alcohol used: 65-75%
Ratio plant to menstruum: 1:3
Recommended Dosage: 45-90 drops, 2-4 times per day.
*Please note our recommended dosage may differ from other sources.
Safety considerations: Avoid use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. If you are using pharmaceuticals, please consult with your health care provider before taking herbs.
About Bidens: These two types of Bidens- also known as Spanish needle and Beggar’s Tick are considered invasive plants. Both species have seeds that can easily catch on your clothing or your pet’s fur~ an excellent way to get your attention and to move around, seeding other areas. We wildcraft Bidens frondosa locally at the end of the summer, when the tall plants with their golden flowers reach for the sun. The Bidens pilosa is gathered in clean, wild places in Florida and cool-shipped overnight to us. We then process the fresh green leaves and lovely white flowers. One of our team grew this plant in her zone 3 garden last year and it grew beautifully! These are survivor plants for which we are quite grateful.
*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.
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Kate & Don
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