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Red Root




Red Root
Red Root

Ceanothus americanus
Liquid extract of dried whole root.

Actions: Tonic, astringent and stimulant to mucous membranes; expectorant. Glandular alterative that promotes decongestion in the portal circulation, lymphatic tissue, liver, and especially the spleen. Facilitates drainage of cysts and swollen glands.

Uses: Swollen lymph nodes and adenoids; sore throat, pharyngitis and tonsillitis; mumps; mononucleosis; chronic torpor of stomach and liver; swollen, congested liver. Excellent remedy for enlarged, congested spleen (especially of malarial origin) and chronic or sub-acute splenitis. Clears catarrhal conditions with excessive, thick secretions; chronic bronchitis. Ovarian cysts.

Dose: Take 30 to 40 drops, 2 to 4 times per day.

Cautions: Not to be used in acute splenitis; use only after acute symptoms have passed and pressure to spleen does not markedly aggravate the pain.

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