Herbal Information for Sarsaparilla Root in Cut Form
Common Name: Sarsaparilla Root
Botanical Name: Glabra Rhizome, Smilax Glabrous Greenbrier Rhizome
Channels/Meridians: Liver, Stomach
Pin Yin Name: Tu Fu Ling
Other Names: Smilax, Sarsaparilla Rhizome, Chinese Smilax, Rhizoma Smilacis glabrae
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Form: Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. May cause gastrointestinal upset. Do not take if liver kidney yin deficient.
Naturally Occurring Components: β-sitosterol palmitate, β-sitosterol, astilbin, quercetin
Product Properties: Sweet, Bland, Neutral
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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:SKU: 202080-31UPC:Global Trade Item Number: 767963017260Manufacturer Part Number 202080-31Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 2.00 (in)Depth: 9.00 (in)