Herbal Information for Cranesbill Root in Cut Form
Name: Cranesbill Root
Botanical Name: Geranium maculatum
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Other Names: Alum Root, Storksbill, Wild Geranium, American cranesbill, spotted cranesbill, spotted geranium, alum bloom, chocolate flower, crowfoot, flekkstorkenebb, amerikansk storkenæb
Pin Yin Name: Lao Guan Cao
Form: Cut form
Package Size: One pound (1 lb.)
Origin: United States
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components of Cranesbill: Tannins, gallic acid, starch, pectin and resin.
About Cranesbill Root
Like many other natural herbs, dried Cranesbill Root is often taken as an infusion, or in herbal teas. Whole Cranesbill Root contains tannin, known to help in the absorption of excess water. Cranebill Root is one of those wildcrafted herbs that is highly astringent.
- Benefits Digestion
- Possesses Hemostatic Properties
- Maybe used as a Mouthwash
- Used for Occasional Constipation
How to use herbs
About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
• Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
• Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
• HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
• ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
• Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
• Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification.
Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory, but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: 201365-31Global Trade Item Number: 767963011459Manufacturer Part Number 201365-31Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)