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Dried Butterbur Root Cut (Petasites hybridus)

11 In Stock

Sizes: 100g, 500g, 1kg.  

Dried Butterbur Root  (Petasites hybridus) is mostly used as an anti-inflammatory agent and to treat migraine headaches. It also acts as an anti spasmodic, diuretic, diaphoretic and expectorant.

  • USES & BENEFITS

    • May be used for fevers, shortness of breath, gout and epilepsy
    • Headaches and inflammation
    • Seasonal allergies such as itchy eyes, itchy and runny nose as well as nasal congestion and Hay fever
    • Promotes perspiration

    HOW TO USE

    • Decoction: 1-2 teaspoons of roots placed in 500ml of water, bring to the boil and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Strain. Drink 3 times per day.
    • Tincture: 1 -2 ml three times a day.

    WARNINGS

    • You should always consult a naturopath or medical practitioner before use
    • Do not use for longer than 4-6 weeks consecutively.
    • Should not be taken by pregnant or breast feeding woman or children.
    • Alkaloids are toxic for the human body, especially the liver and should be taken with the recommendation of a specialist. Do not use if you have liver or kidney problems
    • May cause indigestion, vomiting, headaches as well as abdominal pain.
    • Please stay within recommended dosages.
    Please note: product images are for illustrative purposes and may differ slightly from the actual product.

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