“Soloman’s Seal Root or Polygonatum biflorum has been around for thousands of years. In China Solomon’s Seal is thought to be one of the most life giving of all herbs… with is great healing abilities for arthritis, inflammation, coughs, immune system vitality, stress, and more.”
Where it Grows – Solomon’s Seal Root grows in Asia, Europe, the US and most of the Western Hemisphere.
Great for Joints – Solomon’s Seal Root is great for repairing cartilage, tendons, and ligaments… thus making it great for anyone with joint problems. It also tightens loose joints, and promotes the production of joint fluid.
Soothes GI Tract – Solomon’s Seal Root also soothes away irritation of the GI tract. When we have GI tract irritations and diarrhea this great herb helps to calm down the GI tract and makes all the mucus membranes soothed and peaceful again. Solomon’s Seal contains mucilaginous compounds that sooth away irritations in the GI tract.
Antimicrobial – Studies show that Solomon’s Seal is a good antimicrobial and anti-fungal agent.
PMS – Because Solomon’s seal is great for pain, inflammation, and stress, and thus it works well for PMS.
Expectorant – Solomon’s Seal works well as a good expectorant to help get rid of mucus, and it helps with bronchitis and other lung conditions.
Coughs – Because Solomon’s Seal is a good demulcent it helps with dry nagging coughs.
Skin Problems – Solomon’s Seal is great for minor skin irritations and rashes when used topically.
Anti-inflammatory – Solomon’s Seal is also a great anti-inflammatory herb helping with irritation, redness, swelling, and pain in every part of the body. Solomon’s Seal contains allantoin which is a great anti-inflammatory agent which has been used in modern anti-inflammatory lotions.
Lowers Blood Pressure – Solomon’s Seal lowers and regulates blood pressure. It contains convallarin which is a good heart regulator thus helping to with atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure.
Antioxidants – Solomon’s Seal contains flavonoids that help with DNA repair and remove free radicals… thus helping with cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer.
Nervous System Health – Solomon’s Seal contains asparagine which is a nutritive and toning agent for the nervous system.
Saponins and Cholesterol – Solomon’s Seal contains natural steroidal saponins which are great for immune system support, lowering cholesterol, and strong healthy bones.
Adaptogen – Solomon’s Seal is a powerful adaptogen like Ginseng for boosting the immune system, balancing all systems of the body, and bringing about increased vitality. And it’s a great tonic for the kidneys and sexual organs.
Stress – Solomon’s Seal helps a person relax, let go of stress, and at the same time get rid of minor aches and pains.
Diabetes – Solomon’s Seal also lowers blood sugar levels making it great for diabetics.
Chinese Medicine – In “Traditional Chinese Medicine” Solomon’s Seal is a great “yin” boosting agent for the heart, lungs, and kidneys. Which increases vitality when we feel weak, short of breath, and fatigued.
Forms – Solomon’s Seal can be found in teas, capsules, powders, pills, tinctures, creams, and ointments.
Dose – It’s best to take Solomon’s Seal for no more than 7 to 10 days, then take off 3 or 4 days and then start taking the tea again. For tea steep a 1/2 teaspoon of the herb in a cup of hot water for 5 minutes… and take 2 or 3 times a day. In normal doses Solomon’s Seal is very safe, but should not be taken by those who are pregnant or nursing.
Finding – Solomon’s Seal can be found on-line at many retailers including Amazon and at your local health food store.
Solomon’s Seal should be included in your herbal medicine cabinet.
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