Sarsaparilla: Smilax officinalis
Part used: Root
Alterative, diuretic, demulcent, antispasmodic, stimulant, ant scorbutic
Excellent antidote for deadly poisons. Increases flow of urine. Good eyewash. Promotes profuse perspiration when taken hot. God for infants infected with venereal disease. Sarsaparilla was the wonder drug of the gay ‘9o’s. In recent years renewed interest is being centered in this herb. Research has discovered that it contains organic hormones.