Fumitory: Fumaria officinalis (L.)
Why Fumitory? Also known as “earthsmoke,” fumitory’s appearance conjures images of smoke emanating from the ground. Like dandelion, fumitory is a useful herb and easily accessible in many environments.
Quality Assured: Our certified organic fumitory herb is sustainably sourced from Croatia. This herb is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and grown without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Our experts here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally evaluate every herb through taste, touch, and smell to assure that you are receiving the best botanicals suitable for use.
How to Use
Benefits: Fumitory herb is a bitter but nutritious addition to salads when used in small quantities.
Because there is not adequate scientific substantive research as defined by the FDA we are unable to provide any guidance on how to use this herb. We suggest you do your own research.
Cautions and Contraindications: Do not use in excess and do not take longer than eight consecutive days without a break of at least 10 days, after which time, the herbal routine can be repeated for a further eight days.
COLD EXTRACT OF FUMITORY:
Fumitory Fumaria officinalis herb: 1 teaspoon
Filtered cold water: 1⁄2 cup
Mix the two ingredients and leave covered to steep for approximately 10 hours in a warm spot. Dosage is one-half to one cup daily. Less alkaloids are extracted in a cold infusion.