Turkey Rhubarb Root Organic
Turkey Rhubarb: Rheum palmatum (L.)
About Turkey Rhubarb? Not to be confused with garden rhubarb (Rheum rhaponticum L.), turkey rhubarb is said to be most powerful when grown at altitudes over 9,000 feet. The roots and rhizomes are dug from six to 10-year-old plants in the fall or spring.
Quality Assured: Our certified organic turkey rhubarb is sustainably sourced in the U.S.A. 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: 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 while pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not use with kidney stones, intestinal obstructions, abdominal pain of unknown origin, or any inflammatory condition of the intestines such as appendicitis, colitis, Crohn’s disease, or irritable bowel.
It should not be used by children younger than 12 years or for more than eight to 10 days.
Turkey rhubarb should be used with caution when you have a history of kidney stones.
The AHPA recommends the following labeling: “Do not use this product if you have abdominal pain or diarrhea. Consult a health care provider before use if you are pregnant or nursing. Discontinue use if there is diarrhea or watery stools. Do not exceed recommended dose. Not for long-term use.”
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
INFUSION OF TURKEY RHUBARB:
Turkey rhubarb Rheum palmatum root: 1 ounce
Purified water: 2 pints
Vegetable glycerin: 1⁄2 pint
Bring the water to boil. Pour the boiling water over the herb and steep for 20 minutes. Strain and cool. Add vegetable glycerin. Bottle, label, and store in a cool place. Use four to six tablespoons up to three times a day when desired.