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Gravel Root – Wildcrafted

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Gravel Root, Joe-pye Weed, Queen of the Meadow, native to North America, freely grown in New Zealand.

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Its Latin name comes from “Mithridales Eupator, King of Pontus”. The Common name Joe-pye Weed comes from a New England Indian Joy-Pye who became famous by curing typhus with Eupatorium purpureum. The root/rhizomes of E.purpureum are used medicinally to treat, its Active Constituents are:

• Volatile Oil
• Flavonoids
• Resin
• Tannins
• Saponins

Main Actions are:

• Diuretic – (an agent that increases the secretion and flow of urine)
• Anti-lithic – (an agent used to prevent the formation of calculi/stones in the urinary system)
• Anti-rheumatic – (an agent that brings relief to joints & connective tissue suffering pain & inflammation)
• Astringent – (a binding agent that contracts organic tissue, reducing secretions or discharges of mucous and fluid from the body)
• Diaphoretic – (an agent that promotes perspiration)
• Febrifuge – (an agent that reduces or eliminates fevers)
• Nervine – (an agent that has a calming or soothing effect on the nerves, acting to restore the nerves to their natural state)
• Stimulant – (an agent that excites or quickens the functional activity of the tissues giving more energy)

Used traditionally in the following areas:

Genitourinary Tract:

• Cystitis – inflammation of the bladder
• Urethritis – inflammation of the urethra
• Prostatitis – inflammation of the prostate
• Urinary Calculus/Kidney Stones (BHP* specific)
• Dysuria – painful/difficult urination
• Haematuria – blood in the urine
• Dropsy – Oedema (excess fluid in the tissue)

*British Herbal Pharmacopeia

Musculoskeletal System:

• Gout
• Rheumatism (joint & connective tissus disorders)

Gastrointestinal System:

• Indigestion
• Tapeworm
• Diarrhoea

Immunity/Respiratory System:

• Catarrh
• Influenza
• Fever
• Pharyngitis/Sore Throat
• Inner Ear inflammation

Reproductive System:

• Spasmodic dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation)
• Irregular menstruation

Ingredients…


Wildcrafted Gravel Root Eupatorium purpureum

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Available in black kraft bags.

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