Wild Indigo Information and facts
Wild indigo is native to the Midwestern United States and continues to grow primarily in this region. The root of wild indigo is used medicinally.
br>Today it is believed that the polysaccharides and proteins in wild indigo may be effective immune system stimulators. However, wild indigo is rarely used alone and is most commonly found as a component in herbal mixtures and remedies. The root of the wild indigo contains alkaloids, which also may contribute to its medicinal actions.Dosage and Administration
Wild indigo is generally used in combination with herbs such as Echinacea and thuja. A tincture, 1-2 ml three times per day, is sometimes used. When taking the whole herb, 500-1,000 mg is taken as a tea three times daily.