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Mountain Sumac

Botanical Name

Rhus cariaria

 Kosher Status

Certified Kosher and Parve by the Kashruth Council of Toronto

 Indications

Mountain Sumac is a Mediterranean relative of our North American sumac. It is a highly prized in many traditional Mediterranean health recipes. It has been used for centuries as a source of nutrition and to prevent disease.

 Cautions

None known

 Therapeutic Indications

Mountain Sumac is a virtual treasure chest of healing and prevention. This small mountain plant is naturally rich in calcium, potassium, and zinc.
Mountain Sumac is a significant source of flavonoids, particularly malic, tannic, and gallic acids. These organic acids possess significant anti-viral, antibacterial and anti-fungal activity. Malic acid has recently been shown to aid in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Research is ongoing to explore and verify the many health benefits of Mountain Sumac.

 Origin

Mediterranean


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