Gravel Root - EUPATORIUM PURPUREUM
(Cut & Sifted) (Wild Crafted) Available in 1 OZ, 1/4 LB, 1/2 LB, 1 LB.
Description: Gravel Root is a member the Compositae (Asteraceae) family. It is a tall plant with a rigidly erect and hollow stem, and is purple above the joints and often covered with elongated spots. Its leaves are oblong, pointed and downy beneath, and the flowers are in numerous clumps of light purple.
Origin: United States
Other Names: Bride of the Meadow, Bridewort, Gravelweed, Meadowsweet, Queen of the-Meadow Root, Purple Boneset, Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Weed
Part Used: Root
Medicinal Uses: It is considered a strong diuretic and stimulant as well as an astringent tonic, and has been thought useful for gout and rheumatism. Gravel Root has been used to support the kidneys, and help soothe inflammations.