Boldo is a famed herb in the Andes mountains of Chile and Peru. It is considered a strong bitter tonic and has become known as a digestive tonic for “gastro intestinal disorders” a hepatoprotective herbs adapted itself to many cleansing tonics digestive and “liver” formulas. Frequently used as a tea, we have adapted the full spectrum extractives of boldo to mimic the liquid extracts used in various studies.
Boldine- the main alkaloid of P. boldus-appears to be implicated in this hepatoprotective activity” (see studies). The recent demonstration that boldine is an effective antioxidant in both biological and non-biological systems has opened up the perspective of a broad range of uses in medicine and industry.
An attractive, drought-resistant shrub from the coastal Andes of Chile and Peru. The round leaves are very fragrant and have a long history for use as a natural botanical. Boldo is related to cinnamon and Bay trees, but employed for its principle bitter oils and alkaloids. Boldine has antioxidants which are captured by our full spectrum extraction process.
As a restorative tonic use 5 to 10 drops once or twice a day in a little water.