Standardized: blue flag
Other: larger blue flag, southern blue flag
Iris versicolor L. and Iris virginica L.
Plant Family: Iridaceae
Blue flag is a perennial herb native to North America, and cultivated elsewhere in the world. It grows in shallow water, at the edge of ponds, marshes and swamps and is similar in appearance to other wild iris, and is sometimes mistaken for them.
Iris versicolor is considered a strong botanical and should be used in small quantities.
Dried Root (rhizome) or fresh root for poultices.
Blue flag can be infused in teas and extracts.
Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner.
We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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