Common names: Bamboo Brier, Smilax Sarsaparilla, Black Creeper, Sarsaparilla, Sariva, Kalisar, Dudhilata, Sugandhi, Honduras Sarsaparilla, Red Sarsaparilla, Spanish Sarsaparilla, Tu fu Ling, Dwipautra
Plant Description: Sarsaparilla, a native of the southern United States, grows in swampy woods. It is a perennial vine, with a stout, square, prickly stem. It's leaves are elliptical-ovate and cuspidate. Three strong veins and two smaller, lateral, secondary veins run throughout. sarsaparilla blooms from May to August, with yellowish-white flowers in small umbels of three or four red or black 3-seeded berries.
Dosage: 30-60 drops in water or juice, 2-3 times daily or as needed. Shake well before using.
Cautions & Interactions: Keep out of reach of children.
Efficacy Studies & Other Clinical Data:
- Yahoo Health - Alternative Medicines: sarsaparilla
- Holistic-Online Herb Information
- Infertility - Alternative Therapies for Men
- Alternative Health Care Methods of Improving Fertility
- All Natural - Herbal Encyclopedia - sarsaparilla
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