Sarsaparilla is a valuable herb used in glandular
balance formulas. Its stimulating properties are knitted for increasing
the metabolic rate.
It contains an important male hormone known as testosterone,
which is an important hair-growing hormone. It also contains progesterone,
another valuable hormone, which is normally produced by the ovaries
in the female. It contains phytoestrogens, plant compounds that resemble
estrogen. Sarsaparilla has properties that enable it to function as
a precursor in the adrenal glands production of DHEA, one of our anti-aging
Sarsaparilla increases circulation to rheumatic joints and stimulates breathing in problems of congestion. It has also been useful for quelling hot stabbing pains, especially during a women's menstrual cycle.
Sarsaparilla contains vitamin B-complex, vitamins
A, C and D. As well as, iron manganese, sodium, silicon, sulfur, copper,
zinc and iodine.