Shepherd's purse gets its name from the shape of the herb's fruit, which resembles purses Europeans once hung from their belts. Shepherd's purse can be found almost anywhere in the world. It has long believed to be an astringent agent.
Shepherd's Purse Herb, C/S
Shepherd's Purse Herb C/S
- Brand: Frontier Bulk
Botanical Name: Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.
Safety Info: Not to be used during pregnancy or by persons with a history of kidney stones.
Directions: To prepare as a tea, pour 8 oz. boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5-10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Size: 1 lb
Package: Bulk Bag
Introduction Date: 1982-12-01
Serving Size 1 tsp (947mg)
Servings About 479
Amount per % Daily
Total Carbohydrate 1g <1%*
Shepherd's Purse, cut (herb) 946mg **
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
** Daily Value not established.
Common Name: Shepherd's Purse Herb
Plant Part: Herb
Cut: Cut & Sifted
Bar Code: 0-89836-00657-8