Botanical name: Smilax officinalis

Alternative Names
Mexican sarsaparilla (S. medica)
Honduras sarsaparilla (S. regelii and S. officinalis)

Sarsaparilla root, which is the part of the plant used for medicinal purposes, has been used for centuries by the indigenous peoples of Central and South America for a number of health benefits.

Sarsaparilla root has been used for maintenance of skin wellbeing and joint function.

The description presented in the nutrients glossary is for informational purposes only. It is based on widely available scientific and / or traditional references. Levels vary by product. The ingredient in the product is not intended to prevent, treat, cure or alleviate the medical symptoms described.