Label: Beneficial Botanicals
Portulaca oleracea, Mahonia repens,
food grade alcohol
whole plant Purslane, root of Oregon Grape
Tincture Ratio: 1:2
Use as a mouth spray to treat:
oral lichen planus (OLP)
herpes cold sores, fever blisters
bleeding gum inflammation
The phenolic compounds and alkaloids in the combination of Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) and Oregon Grape Root (Mahonia repens, aquifolium rhizome) offer benefits in treating oral lichen planus (OLP), canker sores, herpes cold sores, fever blisters, bleeding gum inflammation, pyorrhea, periodontitis, and sore throat.
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Oral Lichen Planus
Use as a Mouthwash: Add 1 Tbsp. of the mixture to 1/2 cup of warm water. Gargle and swish around in the mouth. Repeat three times a day until sores have healed.
Blisters / Bleeding Gums / Pyorrhea / Cankor Sores / Cold Sores / Fever Blisters / Sore Throat
Use as an Oral Spray: Spray two to three shot into the mouth, targeting affected areas. Repeat three times a day until symptoms subside,
Not intended for ingestion by swallowing, though if this inadvertently occurs there should not be unwanted effects. For precautions on taking Oregon Grape Root or Purslane internally, refer to the product pages for the individual tinctures.
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Antioxicant activity and phenolic compounds of fractions from Portulaca oleracea L. Naciye Erkan. Food Chemistry, Vol. 133, Issue 3, August 2012, pp 775-781.
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