Osha root is most commonly used to promote lung and respiratory health. Our Tincture may help clear your nasal airways and promote optimal respiratory function. Osha root also a long-time favorite for treating coughs, sore throat, congestion, bronchial issues, infections, fever, digestive issues, ...and much, much more! Osha root is a great immune system booster.
Osha root is its anti-inflammatory properties. Osha root benefits the immune system through its antimicrobial properties which may help protect against infection. Constituents in osha (including Z-ligustilide and Z-butylidenephthalide) may have a sedative and antispasmolytic effects.
Osha root contains a variety of phytochemicals, including camphor, saponins, ferulic acid, terpenes, and phytosterols. It’s thought that this broad range of constituents provides the respiratory support mechanism. It helps to increase dilation of the bronchial tubes giving it the potential to treat numerous breathing conditions including asthma, pneumonia, allergies, and emphysema.
Osha root (and rhizome) is widely used in mexican folk medicine for painful complaints. May help to reduce pain. Externally, root preparations were used to treat aches and pains, digestive problems, scorpion stings, wounds, and skin infections. Additionally, the hollow stems have been smoked to break the nicotine habit. This is because osha root acts as a mild anesthetic. As a result, it has often been prescribed as an alternative to painkiller drugs.
As noted above, it has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties that may help to reduce inflammation and protect the lungs from viruses and infections. It is also believed that osha root can help to increase blood circulation to the lungs which, in turn, may help to improve oxygenation throughout the entire body
Tincture Take 20 to 60 drops of tincture of fresh root up to five times daily. In respiratory tract infections up to five mL of fresh tincture can be given every two hours while awake for 48 hours then reduce to five mL four times daily until symptoms subside.
Osha Root, Organic Cane Alcohol, Distilled Water
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