Product: Thuja Herb Tincture
Latin Name: Thuja occidentalis syn. Cupressus arborvitae, Juniperus ericoides & Retinispora devriesiana.
Plant Family: Cupressaceae
Other Names: American Arborvitae, Arbor Vitae, Arbre de Vie, Hackmatack, Lebensbaum, Western Hemlock, Yellow Cedar, Tuja, Thuga, Thuja, Thuya, Thuya d’Occident, Tree of Life & False White Cedar.
Description: Our Thuja Herb tincture is an infused alcoholic solution; at a ratio of 1:4 (60% alcohol). Thuja is an evergreen tree that can reach a height of 10-20 metres, native to North East America. The leaves consist of flattish ‘sprays’ of scales each scale approximately 3-5mm in length, dark green on the upper surface and paler green below, underside is covered in small resinous glands. The fruits of the tree are in the shape of small, slender cones, yellowish-green in colour ripening brown, which are approximately 10–15mm in length.
Brief History: Native American Indians used the herb as a smudge during rituals to banish evil spirits; in fact the word ‘thuja’ is derived from the Greek word ‘thymon’ meaning ‘to fumigate’. They also used thuja as a medicine to treat cases of fever, rheumatic pain, women’s courses, head pains, fungal infections and growths such as warts. The herb appeared in the US Pharmacopoeia in the 19th century as means of stimulating the uterus and as a diuretic to increase urine flow. The American Eclectic physicians used thuja to treat cases of bronchitis and ease rheumatic pain.
SUGGESTED USEThe tincture and extract of this herb is used in the cosmetics industry to fragrance perfumes, soaps, creams and other beauty products. No other non-medicinal uses are known for the tincture of this herb.
Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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