Solomon'S Seal Root Granules

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According to herbal lore, Solomon’s seal is named after the wise King Solomon, whose magical workings were facilitated with the use of a special sigil or seal. Solomon's seal root in Traditional Chinese Medicine is used to restore qi to the Lung, Heart, Kidney and Spleen meridians. The herb is typically prepared as tea or tincture, taken in capsule form, or applied topically as a poultice, salve or spray.

a.
quick look

information at a glance

originChina
active compoundsSaponoside B, Diosgenin, Sapogenin, Allantoin, β-sitosterol, L-azetidine-2-carboxylic acid.
plant part usedroot
processinggranules

b.
buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsKeep in a tightly-sealed container away from heat and sunlight.
appearance & aromaYellow-white granules with light, lily-like fragrance
flavor profileMild, verdant flavor reminiscent of asparagus

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cosmeticPrepare Solomon’s seal granules as a hot water infusion for skin care. The granules may also be used to make salves, lotions and creams.
culinaryStir into hot or cold foods and beverages.
safetySolomon’s seal is safe for most people but should not be taken in large doses or long-term. However, this herb may increase the effects of medications for diabetes and high blood pressure. It may also interfere with digitalis-based medications. According to TCM, this herb is contraindicated in people with spleen deficiency with dampness or coughs.

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