Blue Flag Root

Certified Organic & Kosher Certified

  • OG
  • K
  • Iris versicolor
  • Origin: Germany
Blue Flag Root

SKU
b_f4

Common Name

Standardized: blue flag
Other: larger blue flag, southern blue flag

Botanical Name

Iris versicolor L. and Iris virginica L.
Plant Family: Iridaceae

Overview

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.

Parts Used

Dried Root (rhizome) or fresh root for poultices.

Typical Preparations

Blue flag can be infused in teas and extracts.

Precautions

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.

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. For educational purposes only.