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Solomon's Seal Root

  • Polygonatum biflorum
  • Origin: USA
Solomon's Seal Root

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Common Name

Standardized: Solomon's seal
Other: small Solomon's seal

Botanical Name

Polygonatum biflorum (Walter) Elliott
Plant Family: Liliaceae



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.


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.


Avoid when there is nervous stomach or other digestive disorders.

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