Lovage (Levisticum officinale) Dried Root

Lovage (Levisticum officinale) Dried Root | Biokoma
Lovage is a perennial plant that may reach a height of 5 feet, similar in appearance to celery or angelica. The high concentration of coumarins, limonene, camphor, and eugenols contribute to the impressive health benefits associated with this herb.
Some of the most important health benefits of lovage include its ability to improve the health of the skin, boost immune health, improve respiration, protect the kidneys, soothes digestion, prevents allergic reactions, lower inflammation, and help with menstruation.

  • Promotes healthy skin
    Lovage can be very effective for reducing the symptoms of psoriasis and acne, leading to smoother, better-looking skin. The antioxidants found in it can also help to prevent wrinkles in some cases and increase blood flow to the surface of the skin, improving tone and appearance.
  • Respiration booster
    Lovage can help loosen phlegm in the lungs, which in turn improves airflow, breathing, and oxygen intake. Furthermore, eucalyptol, one of the primary soothing agents found in lovage, can reduce irritation and inflammation in the lungs, promoting more rapid healing.
  • Fights the risk of kidney stones
    Lovage may improve kidney health. It acts as a strange type of diuretic, known as an aquaretic, which encourages and stimulates urination, but doesn’t lead to a loss of electrolytes. The increased urination flushes the urinary tract to potentially helpo avoid kidney stones.
  • Support digestion
    The anti-inflammatory nature of lovage makes it ideal for soothing upset stomachs and returning gastrointestinal system to a neutral state. It can help to reduce bloating and excess gas by reducing irritation in bowels and promoting healthy, normal movement in the colon.
  • Anti-allergenic effects
    Anti-inflammatory and soothing effects of lovage naturally help fight the symptoms of allergies. Lovage contains significant amounts of quercetin, the natural inhibitor of histamines, wich reduces the allergic response of the body, eliminating itchy eyes, runny noses, and other more serious allergic reactions.
  • Anti-bacterial effects
    Studies have shown that lovage has a significant effect on various microbes and foreign agents that can cause illness within the body. Scienticts have found positive effect of lovage in the reduction of E. coli, Salmonella, H. pylori, and H. influenzae and other dangerous infections.
All information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Not intended for use by pregnant or nursing women. If you have a medical condition or are taking medication, consult your doctor prior to use.