Stoneroot, Wild Crafted
Also known as Richwood, Canada Horse Balm, Richweed, Hardhack, Heal-All, Horseweed, Ox-Balm
$3.00 per Ounce
History:Stoneroot is a lemony smelling herb that is part part of the mint family. It is native to North America and can be found east of the Mississippi River. Historically, Native Americans used Stoneroot as a medicinal herb for cuts, wounds, kidney stones, and gallstones. North American settlers and Herbalists began using Stoneroot only after observing natives using the plant.
Warning: The fresh root, in substance, irritates the stomach, causing vomiting even in small doses.
Uses: Internally for headache, colic, cramp, dropsy indigestion, catarrh of the bladder, leucorrhea, gravel and urinary disorders. Externally the leaves are used as a poultice or in fomentation to bruises, ulcers, blows, wounds, sprains and contusions.
Active Ingredients: Saponins, Flavonoids, aromatic terpenes, Tannins, resin, mucilage, caffeic acid derivatives including rosmarinic acid,
Actions: diuretic, diaphoretic, tonic, astringent, stimulant, carminative, emetic, discutient and lithontriptic
Complementary Herbs: Parsley, Gravel Root,