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Collinsonia Root Review – 8 Things You Need to Know

By Sasha de Beausset Aparicio, MSc

Reviewed by Rebecca Williams, MD, MA, MB, BChir

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Evidence Based | Facts | Ingredients | Claims | Precautions | Cost | How To Take | Verdict

Collinsonia Root is marketed as a dietary supplement whose positive effects are based on the herb that gives the product its name. It is a plant native to North America. Interestingly enough, some scientists believe that the influence of this plant upon the normal body functioning is pretty high, mostly due to the chemicals found inside. These are resin, saponins, organic acid, tannin, magnesium, and mucilange.

Collinsonia Root is offered to the public thanks to the company called Vitality Products. They are known due to being for more than thirty years on the nutritional market, time in which they have provided a series of dietary supplements based on a wide spectrum of ingredients, from vitamins to minerals and amino-acids. They majorly focus on “offering excellent prices for a natural approach.”

It is obtained through GMP certified processes by grounding up the root of the plant into a powder. The concentrate of this powder regarded as pure is the equivalent of 350 mg of dry root. Due to the fact that it features no artificial ingredients, filters, colorings, additives, flavorings, gluten, fish, or yeast, vegetarians and vegans may also follow this treatment without the fear of self-intoxication or other harmful side-effects.


1) Collinsonia Root Quick Facts

Collinosonia was traditionally used in treating laryngitis and sore throat while alleviating other throat-related conditions. People believed in 1889 that this plan can also be used for enhancing the nervous system and helping with headaches, leucorrhea, dysmenorrheal and bowel laxity. However, in the majority of the cases, this plant was used for dealing with female nervousness and regarded as highly effective on this matter. Nowadays, its core uses are linked to conditions like: mucous colitis, irritable bowel syndrome and varicose veins.

Evidence showed that Collinsonia Root can be effective for Haemorrhoids Varicosis, gastritis, pain and discomfort of rectum and constipation. Other ailments of the urinary system such as Dysentery Laryngitis and female disorders including menorrhagia, leucorrhea, vicarious menstruation, amenorrhea, and prolapsed uterus may have the pain related to their symptoms alleviated by this herbal extract.


2) Details on Collinsonia Root Ingredients and Uses

Collinsonia Root includes the following ingredients: Collinsonia Root (Stone Root) 350 mg, Gelatin (capsule), and rice fiber.

3) Does Collinsonia Root Work and it is Safe?

Traditionally, Collinsonia was used to treat a sore throat, laryngitis and alleviate other throat related conditions. In 1889, people believed that this herb could be useful even in cases of headaches and other nervous illnesses, dysmenorrhea, leucorrhea and even in cases of persistent laxity of bowels. This herb was mostly used when dealing with female nervousness and was considered to be quite effective at that time in this matter. In modern times, usually, this herb is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, mucous colitis, and varicose veins.

Research has proven Collinsonia to be useful when dealing with Haemorrhoids, Varicosis, Pain or discomfort in the rectum, Gastritis and constipation, Dysentery, Laryngitis, and other ailments of the urinary system, the heart and some female disorders such as amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, vicarious menstruation, prolapsed uterus, leucorrhea, threatened abortion and pruritis-vulvae due to varicosis.

The effects of this herb are considered to be carminative, diuretic, stimulant and also the herb is viewed as a tonic. The main therapeutic effects of Collinsonia are related to the venous system and the mucous tissues. This is why this herb is mostly useful when dealing with the excretory system. However, the heart, veins, and capillaries might also benefit from the usage of Collinsonia, since it has a tonic action on muscle tissue that needs help to function properly.


4) What Collinsonia Root Does?

  • The company that produces this supplement has more than thirty years of experience on the nutritional market
  • It contains 350 mg of pure Collinsonia per capsule
  • The lack of yeast, gluten, fish and artificial colorings, additives and flavoring


5) Precautions of Collinsonia Root Use

  • There is no money-back guarantee policy, nor international shipping
  • The manufacturer doesn’t state the possible side-effects of the product
  • Few to no online customer testimonials


6) Collinsonia Root Cost

Collinsonia Root is available for purchase on the manufacturer’s website at an affordable price. The product is sold in bottles containing 62 capsules, designed to last for two months if the recommended daily dosage is not exceeded. Other online retailers might offer discounts and promotions.

How To Take

7) How to Take Collinsonia Root

Overall, the effects of Collinsonia Root are viewed as diuretic, carminative, tonic, and stimulant. The main observed therapeutic effects are linked to mucous tissues and the nervous system. Other area that may benefit from its qualities is the excretory system, mainly due to the fact that its chemicals help protect its tissues. On long-term usage, unwanted side effects such as: stomach irritation, dizziness, nausea and urination may appear.


8) Our Verdict on Collinsonia Root

Collinsonia Root represents an herbal supplement created mostly to help with muscle tissue and vascular system related issues. Daily intakes of this plant are an alternative to medicine. In the past decades, scientists have been focusing on the possible positive effects of this plant. Some clinical studies showed that the extract may determine an improvement in the muscle tissue as well as regarding female nervous problems. Even though it’s considered safe on short-term usage, long-term one may lead to some harmful side-effects like: nausea, irritation and dizziness. Regardless of customer opinion lack and the requirement of further scientific research, Collinsonia may be a better option than powerful medication, depending on the gravity of the situation, of course.

2.8/5 - (6 votes)
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Megan C. Dunn

I take this formula regularly for the veins in my legs, it’s also good for the liver


I don’t recommend it for anyone with IBS-D. It also left me nauseated and