Bistort (Persicaria bistorta L.) is a flowering plant native to Europe and north and west Asia. It is also known as common bistort, European bistort or meadow bistort. Most often it can be found on wet meadows, peat bogs and in moist forest clearings, where it forms big clumps.
Bistort Rhizome in the past was also roasted, cooked in soups or ground into flour. Bistort young knotweed leaves can be cooked or eaten like spinach.
How To Use Bistort Rhizome Health Embassy
Add 1-3 tsp of Bistort Rhizome to a cup with 200 ml hot water. Steep it for about 10 – 15 minutes, then strain and drink.
1-3 tsp of Bistort Rhizome pour 200 ml of hot water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes, then set aside to steep for 20 minutes. Strain. Drink 100 ml several times a day.
Bistort Rhizome decoction can also be used as a mouth or throat rinse.
Pour 1 part of Bistort Rhizome into 5 parts of 60% spirit. Set aside in a dark place for 14 days. After this time, strain and pour into a bottle. Drink 3 times a day in a dose of 2-4 ml.
After dilution with water you can use Bistort Rhizome tincture for washing the skin.
This product description is for informational purposes only.
It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.