Botanical Name: Polygonum cuspidatum.
Part Used: Dried root.
About Japanese Knotweed Tincture: This common herb made its way to the United States from Japan, China, and Korea, where it has established itself heartily in the landscape across the country. Japanese Knotweed is an important herb for people who live in areas of high tick concentration to familiarize themselves with. Our tincture utilizes the fresh root of the plant, but the young shoots are also a delicious and nourishing wild edible.
Japanese Knotweed root supports the immune system and the nervous system. Research shows that the root of this plant is high in a compound known as Resveratrol, which may contain properties that benefit a healthy cardiovascular system, including support to the physical tissues of this beautiful, heart-centered system.
Garden Notes: Japanese Knotweed spreads through the roots of the plant and is commonly seen growing along roadsides. Our plants are harvested from organic soils and sent out to a lab to ensure no heavy metals or other harmful bacteria are present. Once these plants are established, they are difficult to remove.
Taste / Energetics: drying, mildly aromatic, fruity, clearing, supportive, protective.
Actions: immune supportive, cardiovascular tonic, antioxidant, astringent.
When to reach for it: During the spring, summer, and autumn. To support a healthy heart and cardiovascular system. To support healthy immune function.
Ingredients: Dried Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum) root^, Spring Water, Grain Alcohol (alcohol 95% by volume, water)^, Vegetable glycerin^.
Servings: 30 per 1oz bottle.
Serving Size: 20 drops (1ml).
Suggested Use: Add 10-20 drops (.5-1ml) to 1 ounce of water 1-3 times/day or as directed by your healthcare provider.
Safety Considerations: Not for use in pregnancy or lactation.
^Certified Organic, ^^Sustainably Cultivated, **Consciously Wildcrafted, †Biodynamic
*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.
Avena Botanicals makes herbal products using fresh, organic & biodynamic herbs. We believe that these vital plants and a sacred connection to place promote wellness of the body, mind, and spirit and encourage humans to be mindful and loving stewards of the Earth. Our herbs are hand-harvested in the spirit of joy and immediately processed in our on-site production facility in Rockport, Maine. All of our herbal products are hand-crafted and will always be made in this artisanal way. After over three decades in business, we remain committed to offering the highest quality, traditionally-crafted herbal products possible.
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