Label: Beneficial Botanicals Ingredients: Portulaca oleracea, Mahonia repens, food grade alcohol Parts Used: whole plant Purslane, root of Oregon Grape Organic: Yes Tincture Ratio: 1:2 Origin: USA
Use as a mouth spray to treat: oral lichen planus (OLP) canker sores herpes cold sores, fever blisters bleeding gum inflammation pyorrhea, periodontitis sore throat
[tab name="Overview"] The phenolic compounds and alkaloids in the combination of Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) and Oregon Grape Root (Mahonia repens, aquifolium rhizome) offer benefits in treating oral lichen planus (OLP), canker sores, herpes cold sores, fever blisters, bleeding gum inflammation, pyorrhea, periodontitis, and sore throat.
[tab name="Use / Dosage"] Oral Lichen Planus Use as a Mouthwash: Add 1 Tbsp. of the mixture to 1/2 cup of warm water. Gargle and swish around in the mouth. Repeat three times a day until sores have healed.
Blisters / Bleeding Gums / Pyorrhea / Cankor Sores / Cold Sores / Fever Blisters / Sore Throat Use as an Oral Spray: Spray two to three shot into the mouth, targeting affected areas. Repeat three times a day until symptoms subside,
[tab name="Precautions"] Not intended for ingestion by swallowing, though if this inadvertently occurs there should not be unwanted effects. For precautions on taking Oregon Grape Root or Purslane internally, refer to the product pages for the individual tinctures.
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Portulaca oleracea L. : A Review of Phytochemistry and Pharmacological Effects. Yan=-XI Zhou, Hai-Liang Xin, Khalid Rahman, Su-Juan Wang, Cheng Peng, Hong Zhang. Biomed Res Int. January 2015.
Antioxicant activity and phenolic compounds of fractions from Portulaca oleracea L. Naciye Erkan. Food Chemistry, Vol. 133, Issue 3, August 2012, pp 775-781. [endtab]
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