From our list of ailments, see what Sarsaparilla can be used for:

  • Abscesses
  • Acne
  • Arthritis
  • Backache
  • Detoxification
  • Diaper Rash
  • Eczema
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Genito-Urinary Ailments
  • Gout
  • Hives
  • Inflammation
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Menopause
  • Pain
  • Pimples
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Sciatica
  • Shingles
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Ulcers
  • Tetters
  • Thyroid overactive
  • Thyroid underactive
  • Urinary Tract Problems
  • Venereal Disease
  • Wounds

Natural Remedies using Sarsaparilla

Dosages (Sarsaparilla) — 1–4 g dry rhizome, or in tea, 3 ×/day (CAN); 1–4 g powdered root (PNC); 1–2 tsp powdered root/cup water up to 3 ×/day (APA); 0.3–1.5 g root (HH2; PH2); 3 ml root 3 ×/day (SKY); 6 tsp (20 g) root in cold tea (MAD); 3 cups root tea/day (PH2); 2–4 tbsp fresh root (PED); 3–6 g dry root (PED); 4.5 g dry root:22 ml alcohol/23 ml water (PED); 0.25–0.5 tsp root tincture up to 3 ×/day (APA); 8–30 ml concentrated root decoction (PNC); 8–15 ml liquid root extract (PNC); 8–15 ml liquid rhizome extract (1:1 in 10% glycerol, 20% alcohol) (CAN); 2

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Sarsaparilla) — Class 1 (AHP). ‘Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (PH2). Can cause nausea and kidney damage (SKY). Avoid large doses for long periods (SKY). Unapproved by Commission E (KOM). Steroids used for arthrosis, dysmenorrhea, menopause, and PMS. Commission E

Abscesses, Acne, Arthritis, Backache, Detoxification, Diaper Rash, Eczema, Fatigue, Fever, Genito-Urinary Ailments, Gout, Hives, Inflammation, Itching, Joint Pain, Menopause, Pain, Pimples, Psoriasis, Rash, Sciatica, Shingles, Skin Conditions, Skin Ulcers, Tetters, Thyroid overactive, Thyroid underactive, Urinary Tract Problems, Venereal Disease, Wounds

The Benefit of using Sarsaparilla as a natural cure

Alterative herbs cleanse and promote proper blood functioning. ey assist the hormones to travel more easily through the bloodstream by increasing the assimilation of nutrients and fortifying eliminative functions. ey are best when used long-term, because they work slowly and gradually. E?ective alteratives include burdock, cleavers, dandelion root, Oregon grape, red clover, sarsaparilla, and yellow dock.

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Indian Sarsaparilla) — Class 4 (AHP). Not covered (KOM). Though mildly immunodepressant, ‘very safe and non-toxic” (KEB).

Dosages (Indian Sarsaparilla) — 1–4 g powdered root (KAP); 28–56 ml root decoction (f; KAP); 3–6 ml (1:2) extract/day (KEB).

Activities (Indian Sarsaparilla) — Alterative (f; DEP; SUW; WOI); Antibacterial (1; MPI); Antidote (1; KEB); Antiedemic (1; MPI); Antiinflammatory (1; MPI); Antiseptic (1; KEB); Antiviral (1; MPI); Aperitif (f; DEP; SKJ; SUW); Demulcent (f; DEP; SUW; WOI); Depurative