Wild hydrangea is a medium-sized shrub native to the southeastern United States and northern Asia. The plant has white, showy balls of flowers and smooth bark. Hydrangea roots have a history of traditional use for their beneficial properties. Our hydrangea powder is milled from organic Hydrangea arborescens. Hydrangea root powder is often blended into herbal formulations, encapsulated, infused as tea, or tinctured.
The hydrangea has shown up in the fossil record as far back as 70 million years ago in North America, and in Asia as far back as 25 million years ago. It grows near water, hence its name. The name is derived from the Greek, meaning water vase. They were brought to England in the 1730's where the popularity as an ornamental grew quite rapidly. The grayish roots have little odor but a sweet and pungent taste. English folklore calls it an unlucky plant for young ladies looking for a husband. It has been said that people who allow the plant to grow near their house have cursed their daughters to the life of a spinster. Hydrangea is a member of the Hydrangeaceae botanical family.
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