botanical name: oplopanax horridus
extraction: 1:3 fresh root bark
alcohol percentage: 50%
harvest location: etolin island southeast alaska
a distant relative of ginseng devil’s club is a medicinal plant in the araliaceae family. energetically speaking it is slightly warming, bitter, and sweet. folks find it helpful for its adaptogenic qualities aiding the body in times of stress. the list for devil’s club uses is quite long which is typical with adaptogenic herbs. this includes pain, inflammation, lung congestion, blood sugar support, cold stagnation in the body, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, pcos, rheumatoid arthritis, auto immune disfunction, and short term sugar cravings. there is also some positive information coming out with devil’s club and cancer research.
devil's club is the most sacred plant of all to the tlingit people, of which my heritage is on my father's side. i feel a great sense of privilege and respect while working with this plant. the tlingit word for devil's club is s'axt' pronounced "socked"
herbs have been used effectively for centuries, but they are not regulated by the food & drug administration + simply josephine's herbal products and statements have not been evaluated or approved by the fda + these products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease + consult a health practitioner before using these products if you have any serious medical conditions, are pregnant, lactating, or taking any medication.
devil’s club extract/tincture
some folks are sensitive to devil’s club and dosage is different from person to person i suggest starting off with a few drops and moving up from there. as needed up to four dropperfuls can be taken throughout the day/evening for adults. each dropperful contains approx 25 drops and appears halfway up the pipette. children ages 2-4, 4-8 drops taken up to three times day/evening. ages 5-9, 8-12 drops taken up to three times day/evening. ages 10-17, 12-20 drops taken up to three times day/evening.
this item cannot be returned however if there is an issue with your order or you are unsatisfied please reach out and let me know so i can revise the situation at my discretion.