Stone Root

Wildharvested & Kosher Certified

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  • Collinsonia canadensis
  • Origin: USA
Stone Root

SKU
sto_1oz

Common Name

Standardized: stoneroot
Other: citronella, horse balm, richweed

Botanical Name

Collinsonia canadensis L.
Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Overview

Stone root is a flowering perennial native to North America with a habitat ranging all across the eastern United States and Canada. Part of the mint family, it produces small yellow flowers and can grow up to about four feet in height. The plant is notable for its distinct odor, described as having a lemony scent that is somewhat disagreeable. The root is very hard and heavy, difficult to pulverize or process into powder. The plant was discovered and named after English botanist Peter Collinson.

Parts Used

Cut and sifted root.

Typical Preparations

Extract of tea.

Precautions

Specific: No known precautions.
General: 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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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.