Herb Pharm, Jamaican Dogwood, 1 fl oz (29.6 ml)
By Herb Pharm6 Reviews
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0.25 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Product Code: HBP-00078
- UPC Code: 090700000783
- Package Quantity: 1 fl oz (29.6 ml)
- Dimensions: 1.3 x 1.3 x 3.9 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
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Combo Discount: -$2.00
- Liquid Herbal Extract
- Piscidia erythrina
- Root Bark
- Herbal Dietary Supplement
We prepare our Jamaican Dogwood Extract from the root bark of Piscidia erythrina trees, which is Custom Wildcrafted especially for us in its wild native habitat in the mountains of Jamaica, and is never fumigated or irradiated.
To assure optimal extraction of Jamaican Dogwood's bioactive compounds, the root bark is hand-harvested and carefully sun-dried, and is then air-expressed directly to our laboratory and promptly extracted.
Shake well before using
Two to four times per day take 20 to 40 drops in a little water
Seek expert medical advice before taking during pregnancy or nursing.
Keep out of the reach of children
Dry herb / menstruum ratio: 1 : 4
Contains certified organic grain alcohol (72-82%), distilled water & Jamaican Dogwood extractives
iHerb Customer Reviews
I had read about the strong pain relieving benefits of Jamaican Dogwood, in combination with Feverfew, years ago. I suffered from excruciating back pain from several traumatic injuries over the years. Virtually all of the local vitamin/herb shops in my area no longer carried Herb-Pharm products, the sales & marketing double talkers of the big corporate herbal companies had made sure their products filled the shelves. I tried Gaia Herbs and another companies JD/Feverfew compound and started questioning the source of my information on it's effectiveness, it did nothing for me. Having re-discovered Herb-Pharm products a few years ago, shopping on iherb and noticing the label from so long ago that made me a believer in herbal healing in the first place, then making note of the significant difference in the quality and actual effectiveness of their products, I still only gave the Jamaican Dogwood passing glances. After recently discovering Ed Smith's (One of the founders of Herb-Pharm) podcasts and hearing him talk about J. Dogwood, I gave it another try. Finally a product that lives up to the claims. It does well on it's own for some things & is fantastic in combination with Feverfew for others. It is now on my list of herbs I will never be without and one of the first things to go in my travel case. So much more than just a pain killer. J. Dogwood is actually a nerve sedative & anti-spasmodic. And a very strong one at that, when it's made well with high quality plant source to start. I suffer, and I can't over emphasize the word "suffer" enough, with a Hiatal Hernia. [The top of the stomach, where the esophagus connects to it after it passes through your diaphragm herniates/spasms and pushes up through the hole in the diaphragm, making it hard to breath deeply & when really bad, tearing it open more.] This also gets exacerbated by gallbladder colic and can feel like you've been shot in the stomach or causes a burning pain in the spine just opposite the diaphragm. Before I knew better, it had put me in the hospital twice. After hearing on the podcast that the J.Dogwood is good for intestinal/gallbladder colic, I tried it when I had a bad flair up and couldn't believe how quickly it resolved. It was like finding the key to a lifelong prison cell. In combination with Feverfew, it is a powerhouse for my back & joint pain. The sedative properties also help you sleep well & are beneficial for Neuralgia and said to allay delirium caused by high fevers & drug/alcohol withdrawal. It is a fairly strong sedative, so requires some caution, especially with children or aged/feeble adults. Do your research & get two bottles, your never going to want to be without it again.
Hubs has used this for pain from shingles and I have used it for help with migraine pain. If you get migraine you know nothing is a cure all, but this does help take it down a notch. For shingles, Hubs has found the Willow Meadowsweet blend works better than the JD by itself.