As a Diuretic
Historically, restharrow root is highly regarded as a natural and gentle diuretic. It is still believed to be a valuable herb for the bladder, with some people crediting restharrow root as a supplement for supporting urinary tract health.
For Skin Disorders
Restharrow has been used for skin disorders, such as eczema, skin ulcers, acne and acts as a great skin toner.
For Kidney Stones
Restharrow has been long touted in traditional medicine as a remedy for kidney stones, nephritis, bladder infections, inflammation and bladder stones.
Protection Against Disease
The phytochemicals found in restharrow root include the flavonoid ononin and the polyphenols tannin and triterpenes. These compounds behave as antioxidants, possibly explaining its reputation for protecting against aging and promoting good health.