7/23/2018 5:18:44 PM

Indian Sarsaparilla - 2oz


  • Model:
    [Indian Sarsaparilla 2oz - 2408]
  • Manufactured by: Chico - Warehouse - Calif.


Hemidesmus Indicus

The herb takes its name from the Spanich "sarza", meaning a bramble, and "parilla", a vine.

  • It is a misconception that Sarsaparilla is the primary flavor of the beverage bearing its name. Refreshing Sarsaparilla is made from a root beer type base to which has been added several of many roots and herbs.
  • The Sarsaparilla herb was originally added to beverages to help improve mouthfeel and head retention, but mainly for its medicinal properties as an agent to cure mouth sores, rheumatism and dropsy.
  • Indian Sarsaparilla has a very pleasing aroma.
  • To make sarsaparilla, add combination's of the following ingredients: wintergreen, pipsissewa, cinnamon or cassia, clove, licorice root, anise.


Also known as
Hemidesmus indicus (Indian), Anatamul, Country Sarsaparilla, False Sarsaparilla, Sarivadvaya, Magrabu, Sarsaparilla, and Beer Root.

Coumarins, Starch, Tannic acid, Phenols, Tannins, Glucose, Iron, Magnesium, Saraponins.

Parts Used

Typical Preparations
Root decoction as a tea or beverage, and seldom found in capsules and extracts.

After a long period of disrepute as a bogus cure, sarsaparilla is once again receiving serious consideration in the world of medicine. Sarsaparilla seems to have a positive effect on impotence and virility, rheumatism and other autoimmune joint diseases and digestive problems. It has been suggested as a possible treatment for the herpes simplex I virus as well as for RSV, a respiratory virus that causes upper respiratory infections.

Excessive use may cause intestinal discomfort. Not recommended for use while pregnant. Not recommended for long term use.

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Indian Sarsaparilla - 2oz

Indian Sarsaparilla - 2oz

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