Product: Toads Herb (Hoja de Sapo) Apiaceae-Eringo Dried from $17.58 lb USD

MOQ: 11 lbs case

Toad’s Herb, Mexican Thistle, Rattlesnake master, snakeroot. Hierba del Sapo, raíz del Sapo, scorzonera, cabezona, cardón, and Espinosa tea made from the leaves is taken to treat coughs, pertussis (whooping cough), urinary infections, and to lower cholesterol. The roots are edible and are candied as sweets or boiled or roasted. The juice extracted or decocted from the root is drunk as an aphrodisiac, for its diuretic action, and to induce uterine contractions.
Ingredients: Fresh Air Dried Thistle
Packing: 16 oz Kraft bag
Origin: Mexico
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Toads Herbs also named Rattlesnake Master and Snakeroot. Hierba del Sapo, raíz del Sapo, scorzonera, cabezona, cardón, espinosa tea made from the leaves is taken to treat coughs, pertussis (whooping cough), urinary infections, and lower cholesterol. This whole plant has a silvery thistle look. The leaves as well as the bracts around the flower are bristle-toothed. 


Toad's Herb / Hierba del Sapo (Apiaceae-Eringo)


What is Mexican thistle tea good for?

Mexican thistle is taken to dissolve kidney and gall bladder stones, treat cancer, lower cholesterol and triglycerides, for angina, and to prevent atherosclerosis. 

Eryngium carlinae, commonly known in Mexico as ‘hierba de sapo’ (toad’s herb), is a wild plant that is broadly distributed in Mexico and Centro America and is used traditionally as infusion among local populations to treat kidney diseases, gastrointestinal problems, chest congestion, among others.



Benefits of Hierba del Sapo / Mexican thistle


Promotes blood sugar control

Individuals at risk for diabetes may benefit from taking Hierba del Sapo. This Mexican plant has been shown to promote blood sugar control and decrease the risk of developing diabetes. Hierba del Sapo may also enhance the quality of life in diabetics by improving symptoms, and reducing complications.


Toad's Herb / Hierba del Sapo (Apiaceae-Eringo)


Promotes healthy lipids and fat levels

Hierba del Sapo may help lower cholesterol and prevent numerous heart problems. Research indicates that this herb increases HDL (good cholesterol) and decreases levels of LDL (bad cholesterol). Taking Hierba del Sapo has also been shown to reduce triglycerides, creatine, and uric acid.

Toad's Herb / Hierba del Sapo (Apiaceae-Eringo)

How to use:

To brew this popular tea, the finely cut plant is prepared with 2 teaspoons per 8 ounces of water, steeped for 5-10 minutes covered.

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Weight 11 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 30 × 20 in

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