Botanical name: Cryptolepis sanguinolenta
Part used: Dried root
Ingredients: Dried Cryptolepis root (from Africa), certified organic non-GMO cane alcohol, organic apple cider vinegar and pure Adirondack water.
Percentage of organic non-GMO alcohol used: 60-65%
Percentage of organic apple cider vinegar: 5%
Ratio plant to menstruum: 1:5
Safety considerations: Not to be used during pregnancy. If you are using pharmaceuticals, please consult with your health care provider before taking herbs.
About: Cryptolepis sanguinolenta is a climbing shrub with beautiful yellow flowers that grows in several Asian and African countries. Our source is presently from Africa. The bright golden roots are collected from the wild for local use as a dye and medicine. The taste is quite bitter, yet refreshing! In traditional African medicine, Cryptolepis root is used to treat a host of diseases, including malaria. Compounds isolated from this plant have been shown to have systemic anti-bacterial and anti-protozoal properties along with anti-microbial activity. It can also be used externally.
Recommended Dosage: 60-240 drops OR 1/2 - 2 tsp, 2 times per day in juice or water. *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.
Also available as a Glycerite: https://woodlandessence.com/products/cryptolepis-glycerite?variant=19782615007325
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