Information on Wildcrafted Suma Root Powder
Common Name: Suma Root
Botanical Name: Pfaffia paniculata
Other Names: Brazilian Ginseng, Gomphrena paniculata, Hebanthe eriantha, Hebanthe paniculata
Size: 1 pound (16 oz.)
Form: Fine Powder, Wildcrafted, Kosher
Other Ingredients: None
Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for correct dosage.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
Additional Information on Suma Root Powder
Suma is a shrubby veining root native to South America. The root has been used medicinally for centuries by the native people for a variety of health concerns. Suma root may promote the body's positive response to inflammation, may benefit memory, supports the immune system, may be an natural aphrodisiac, benefit skin health, may fight pain, supports liver health, benefit digestion, naturally promote energy levels, and benefits muscle health. Suma root has adaptogenic, analgesic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic, antiasthmataic, antioxidant and tonic effects.
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: 202242-51UPC: 767963018496Manufacturer Part Number 202242-51Condition: NewWidth: 5.00 (in)Height: 6.00 (in)Depth: 2.00 (in)