Indian sarsaparilla (Hemidesmus indicus)

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 3 customer ratings
(3 customer reviews)


Organic Cut and Sifted Indian Sarsaparilla Root (Hemidesmus indicus) 

  • Dreaming
  • Digestion
  • Skin Health
  • Blood Cleansing
  • Tasty tea


A unique root with deep history in the Ayurvedic tradition cultivated in many parts of India for its flavor and medicinal properties. From helping digestive complaints to sore muscles Indian Sarsaparilla can really be of benefit. Not only does it aid medicinally it also opens up the doorways to our dreams allowing us a to explore in ways we’ve never imagined.

Indian sarsaparilla (Hemidesmus indicus) otherwise known as false sarsaparilla, sughandi root, Nannari or the eternal root, is the Indian counterpart to American sarsaparilla (Smilax spp.). Used in a similar fashion to regular sarsaparilla as an important ingredient in root beer, though Indian sarsaparilla has slightly different applications. It has a stronger vanilla and cinnamon flavor then the American type.

It has a deep history in Ayurvedic herbal medicine from India. It’s considered a very sacred herb to many. Its keyed in Ayurveda as a Rasayana herb, rasayana in sankrit means Path of Essence, its a term that refers to lengthening of lifespan or an elixir for long life. It is said that prolonged use of Indian sarsaparilla brings energy and buoyancy to body as if you were to become young again, that’s why its other name is the eternal root.

Organically Grown in India

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2oz, 4oz, 8oz, 1lb

3 reviews for Indian sarsaparilla (Hemidesmus indicus)

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Scharlene R (verified owner)

    This tastes amazing. I wish I had ordered more the first time. It will stay on my favorites list from now on.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    I love the smell and taste!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sita (verified owner)

    I bought this herb to try as a muscle builder. I’m not sure about stronger muscles yet but I love the taste and it’s dream effects. I had been working on retrieving my dreams for months to no avail. Now I’m almost every morning I can remember a really powerful dream. I think this is due to the sasparilla.

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