sarsaparilla root

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Noun1.sarsaparilla root - dried root of any of various plants of the genus Smilax used as a flavoring agent
sarsaparilla - carbonated drink flavored with an extract from sarsaparilla root or with birch oil and sassafras
sarsaparilla - any of various prickly climbing plants of the tropical American genus Smilax having aromatic roots and heart-shaped leaves
root - (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
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"With the ban of Sassafras Root in the 1960's, development of a dry ingredient, non-synthetic Root Beer recipe was a painstaking process of trial and error." The proprietary recipe will feature lab-tested, dried Sarsaparilla Root, Wintergreen Leaf, Birch Bark, Licorice Root, Anise Star Pod, Spikenard Root and dark roasted malted barley variants.
It has malai (cream), sarsaparilla root syrup, sugar, almond gum and especially prepared ice cream.
Ingredient Number of hepatotoxic articles/case reports Sarsaparilla root 0 Cinnamon bark 1 [5] Ginger root 0 Licorice root 0 Dandelion root 0 Cardamom seed 0 Clove bud 0 Black pepper 1 [6] Juniper berry 1 [7] Long pepper berry 0 Phellodendron bark 0 Rhubarb root 4 [8-11] Skullcap root 7 [12-18] Coptis root 0 Forsythia fruit 0 Gardenia fruit 7 [19-25] Honeysuckle 0 Winter melon 0