Simple Herbal Extracts | Blackberry Root


Blackberry Root

Botanical Name

Rubus fruticosus, Rubus corchorifolius

Part Used



Overuse can cause constipation *

Traditional Information*

Blackberry root of this common berry is used as a moderate acting botanical astringent and styptic. It is used for acute diarrhea (mix with Catnip for better results), as a gargle for bleeding gums, to stop mild capillary bleeding, and as a sitz bath for hemorrhoids..

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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