Gravel Root - Uses and Benefits
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Gravel Root (Eupatorium purporeum) is a perennial plant deep-rooted to North American, found in damp woodland and meadows in southern Canada and from Maine to Florida and Texas. This wildflowers appear naturally in low moist area, moist wooded slopes, savannas . Gravel Root belongs to Asteraceae (Aster Family). Now a genus of more than 40 species Gravel Root was originally a genus of over 1,000 species until botanists transferred the majority of species to other genera including Ageratina and Bartlettina .
This plant growing to 2 m by 1m . The woody, fibrous rhizome gives one or more hollow stems,and marked with purple where the leaves attach. Flower heads of six or seven flowers, varying from purple to whitish, mature in loose terminal clusters . It flowers in August to October, and the seeds ripen from September to November.The flowers have both male and female organs and are pollinated by Insects. Gravel Root is self-fertile plant. It exhibits anti-lithic, diuretic, and anti-rheumatic actions. Gravel Root is used in the beginning for kidney stones or gravel. In urinary diseases such as urethritis & cystitis.
Uses and Benefits
Gravel Root is useful for kidney problems, urinary difficulties and gravel, rheumatism & neuralgia. Gravel Root is used in the beginning for kidney stones or gravel & also used to treat disease of the kidney and bladder from an excess of uric acid & constant desire to urinate. Gravel Root mitigates joint stiffness produced by uric acid accumulation, prevents scurvy, ebb tumors, promotes menstruation. Gravel Root is considered safe for extended use if used in small amounts. It is considered to use 2 to 4 gm of dried root three times in a day to ebb period pain or sip during labour and for its cleansing effect for persistent urinary infections
Gravel Root is beneficial to treat pelvic inflammatory disease. It boost the reproductive tract and is used to cure inflammation of the prostate, spasmodic dysmenorrhoea with scanty menstruation and to mitigate childbirth. It is useful in a systemic treatment of rheumatism and gout as it encourages excretion of excess uric acid. Gravel Root diminish some kinds of menstrual pain, stimulates immunity, eliminates calculi and gravel through the kidneys, may lull existing stones, boost in arthritic conditions, stimulates bile flow, mildly laxative, clears toxins from blood.
Gravel Root is used as a treatment to cure some disorders such as:
Don't use further medication having Gravel Root or its supplements , if some side effects such as pain in chest, tightness in throat or chest , breathing problems , rash, or itchy or swollen skin & skin hives occurs and call to doctor if individual have any of the above side effects.
There are no known scientific reports of interactions between Gravel Root and other medications
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