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Smilax Oranata

  Smilax Ornata, more commonly called Sarsaparilla is a trailing vine that is native to Mexico & Central America. We are showcasing this herb during March, we cannot help observe the ornate nature of the fruit, that brings a smile to your face and as such doing full justice to its name ! From the many tinctures that we offer, this is a very popular tincture.  Researching the web to write this blog post, revealed some interesting information: The herb had US Pharmacopeia recognition from 1820 to 1910, to treat Syphilis It was/is commonly used to make Root beer If you know of any other interesting information about this herb, share it here for the benefit of the wider community...

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