Ruscus aculeatus, Butcher’s broom is a member of the lily (Liliaceae) family and also goes by the common name of box holly. Common preparation of dried root includes tea or extract. To make a tea from this root, place 1 teaspoon of the herb in a cup of boiling water and steep in a closed teapot for 10 minutes. Strain before drinking, you may want to add honey or tumeric. Enjoy!
It is native to the Mediterranean and Africa from the Azores islands, west of Portugal, to Iran. The rhizome, or root, is the most common part of the plant still used today. The common name “butcher's broom” came from Europe, where butchers would bundle the shrub into a broom to sweep their cutting blocks
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