Alterative; anti-inflammatory; anti-rheumatic; bitter; hepatic; immuno-modulator; laxative; nutritive
The root is stimulating to the digestive system, most notably the liver, and is indicated in any condition of liver and/or gall-bladder inflammation and stasis including cholelithiasis, metabolic toxicity, and jaundice.
A wonderful alterative for nearly all chronic toxic or inflammatory conditions manifesting within the body such as eczema, acne, arthritis, chronic gastritis and enteritis. Used topically for skin problems and age spots. ^1. 2.