Mountain Rose Herbs

Solomon's Seal Root

Also known as

Polygonatum biflorum and odoratum, Polygonatum, King Solomon’s Seal, American Solomon’s Seal, and Yu Zhu.

Introduction

When the plant’s stalk withers away from its root in the Fall, it leaves a scar shaped like a star of David, hence the herb’s common name.

Constituents

convallamarin, convallarin, quercitol, vitamin A.

Parts Used

Rhizome. Should be long, thick, and yellowish white.

Typical Preparations

Teas, with other herbs. May also be taken as a capsule or extract.

Precautions

Avoid when there is nervous stomach or other digestive disorders.

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