Buck Bean

Menyanthes trifoliata

aka: Bog Bean

Properties and Uses:
Dried leaf or root tea traditionally a digestive tonic; used for fevers, rheumatism, liver ailments, dropsy, worms, skin diseases; astringent, stops bleeding. Science confirms phenolic acids may be responsible for bile-secreting, digestive tonic, and bitter qualities.

Antirheumatic, anti-acrid, appetising, stomachic, antiscorbutic, diuretic, depurative, cholagogue, emetic, tonic, deobstruent, cathartic, febrifuge, hypnotic, nervine, sedative, slightly narcotic. Also contains saponin, phytosterin, fatty oil, wax, manganese, invert sugar, cholin, vitamin A, vitamin C, carotin, iron, and iodine.

Warning: Fresh plant causes vomiting.

Buck Bean LEAF

C/S

$18.00 CAD

Half Pound - Wild Crafted

$36.00 CAD

One Pound - Wild Crafted

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