Bupleurum Root Slices

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Bupleurum root is dried and chopped and prepared as tea or made into an extract. As tea, the flavor is pungent and bitter.

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approximate cups to one pound13.8
active compoundsessential oil, glycosides, quercetin, fatty acids, triterpenoid saponins, flavonoids, oleic acid, narcissin, saikosaponins, palmitic acid, bupleurumol.
plant part usedroot

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general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container away from direct light, heat and moisture.
appearance & aromaWoody with a mild aroma.


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culinaryThe chopped root is typically prepared as tea or is tinctured in vinegar.
safetyDo not use during pregnancy or while nursing. Consult a health care practitioner before using this herb if you have an auto-immune disease because it may increase symptoms. This herb may also interfere with interferon therapy.

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flavor profile

bupleurum root

Bitter and pungent.

culinary companions

Often combined with ginseng or licorice.

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what else you should know

bupleurum root

In China, Bupleurum is one of the most used herbs and has been utilized for over 2,000 years.

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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.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.