Lomatium tincture, 1–3 ml three times per day, can also be used, but it may cause a rash in susceptible people. The tincture should not be used unless a very small amount of it is first tested for a reaction. However, even very small amounts can cause a reaction in sensitive people.
What is lomatium used for?
Lomatium has been used historically by Native Americans, mostly as a treatment for respiratory illness. It is considered antiviral, antibacterial, and antiseptic and is commonly used by naturopathic physicians and taken internally, for the treatment of cervical dysplasia.
How do you take lomatium Dissectum?
Dosing regimens for Lomatium in the natural medicine community vary widely, from as few as 3 drops orally three times daily to 90 drops orally four times daily, with some sources suggest that lower initial doses that gradually increase are less likely to cause rash.
Where does lomatium grow?
It is found in the eastern slopes of the Cascade Range, Rocky Mountains, Klamath Mountains, eastern Transverse Ranges and the Sierra Nevada in California. Lomatium dissectum is a perennial herb reaching up to 1.4 meters tall, growing from a thick taproot.
Are all lomatium edible?
It is in the family Apiaceae and therefore related to many familiar edible species such as carrots and celery; some Lomatium species were extensively used by Native Americans in the inland Northwest as a staple food.
How do you make lomatium root tincture?
Take 1/2 tsp. in warm water for 3 to 4 times daily. Ingredients: Fresh Lomatium root (Lomatium dissectum)*, distilled water, and food grade alcohol. *Wild harvested in Idaho.
Is Biscuitroot edible?
Giant biscuitroot is a highly edible plant. The root can be cooked, or dried and ground into a powder that can then be mixed with cereal flours or added as a flavoring to soups, etc.
What does Biscuitroot taste like?
The starchy root vegetable of this native food can be eaten cooked or ground into flours, with a unique, earthy and spicy flavor. The young leaves and shoots are a hardy spring green, eaten raw or cooked, with a taste like parsley.
How do you eat biscuit roots?
The mildly flavored roots can be boiled, roasted, or eaten raw. Or if you’d like to make a reasonable facsimile of traditional konse, you can dry your find, then grind it into a flour that can be mixed with water and shaped into a tortilla-like “biscuit.”
Can you eat desert parsley?
The cooked root can be dried and ground into a powder and then be mixed with cereal flours or added to soups etc. The leaves are edible and said to taste like parsley.