Gravel Root: Eupatorium purpureum (L.)
About Gravel Root: Also commonly known as “Sweet Joe-Pye-weed,” gravel root has been used across North America for centuries. The name “Joe-Pye weed” covers a variety of U.S. and Canadian herbaceous flowering plants in the sunflower family. According to herbal folklore, this family of plants is named for Native American herbalist, Joe Pye (Jopi), who spread the use of E. purpureum across colonial Massachusetts and New England.
Quality Assured: Our certified organic gravel root is responsibly sourced, 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: Because there is not adequate substantive scientific 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:
Gravel root is not recommended for internal use.
Avoid using gravel root if you have an allergy to its constituents, or the asteracea/compositae family. Plants in this family include: ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and others.
Gravel root is contraindicated for potential liver damage.
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) cautions: Keep out of reach of children. Consult a practitioner prior to use. Herbs should always be used with care. Not to be used during pregnancy or nursing. Not recommended for infants or toddlers, or for extended periods of time.
If using this herb, we recommend seeking the guidance of a registered herbalist and/or your trusted holistic health physician.
Since gravel root is highly potent and not recommended for internal use, we recommend you seek the advice of a Registered Herbalist or trusted holistic health practitioner before use.
For California Residents
WARNING: This product may contain a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.