What to Know About Taking Oregon Grape Root and Rhizome
One the most gentle detoxifying herbs is oregon grape root and rhizome. Large servings are used for no longer than 4-6 weeks every 3-6 months during a detoxification cycle.
Herbalist use small fractional doses of oregon grape root and rhizome with meals as a tonic to stimulate digestion of proteins, fats, and nutrient dense complete balanced meals, such as meat, dairy, eggs, and nuts.
Why Take Oregon Grape Root and Rhizome?
Oregon grape root and rhizome detoxifies the blood, skin, muscles, joints, organs, and specifically the liver by neutralizing the by-products-of-fatigue that are created when doing daily activities, including excessive hormones, and many other toxins. Releasing such accumulated by-products and toxins can have relaxing and minor relief of discomfort from built-up by-products and toxins.
The gastric juices of stomach acid and bile are stimulated for digestive benefit by the constituents in oregon grape root and rhizome. Additionally, it helps to gently stimulate the movement of the bowels and reduce accumulation of by-products-of-fatigue and toxins in the large intestine and colon.
Herbalism uses oregon grape root and rhizome for the following benefits:
How Oregon Grape Root and Rhizome Works with the Body and Diet
Undesired Outcomes While Taking Oregon Grape Root and Rhizome
As with many herbs, some undesirable outcomes may be encountered with oregon grape root and rhizome such as digestive upset, sleeplessness, irritability, headache, and tension.
Some remedies for undesirable outcomes with oregon grape root and rhizome are as follows:
- You are consuming too much oregon grape root and rhizome daily
- For occasional use only, consume once a day or less
- Do not take oregon grape root and rhizome on an empty stomach.
Take with complete balanced meals
- Do not take too much at once
- Divide your dosage up throughout the day
- Take the correct amount of oregon grape root and rhizome daily
Taking Oregon Grape Root and Rhizome During Pregnancy and Lactation
Do not take oregon grape root and rhizome during pregnancy. Avoid any major detoxification with oregon grape root and rhizome during lactation, because major detoxification is to be avoided during lactation as it will reduce nutrient density for the infant. Small digestive doses of oregon grape root and rhizome may be taken with complete balanced meals while lactating. Consult a healthcare provider when adjusting lifestyle, exercise, diet, and supplementation.