SARSAPARILLA (Smilax excelsa) 30 FRESH SEEDSFlowers: white/green clustered flowers.Plant Class:Perennial Climbing Vine.Leaves:Stems erect, semi woody, with very sharp prickles 1/2 inch long.Leaves large, heartshaped, almost evergreen with prominent veins.Fruit: bright red to spherical berry fruit.Preferred Habitat:Moist woodlands.Root: Underground rizome - part used medicinally.Large, knotted rootSarsaparilla contains vitamins A, B-complex, C and D. Also the minerals iron, manganese, sodium, silicon, sulfur, copper, Zinc, and iodine. It contains the amino acids methionine and cysteine.It also contains diogenin, a saprogen which in turn contains the female hormone progesterone and the male hormone testosterone. Sarsaparilla helps strengthen the nerve fibers and tissues of the brain, spinal cord, lungs, and throat. Sarsaparilla is especially good for removing heavy metallic contaminants from the blood, which are received through the nostrils in the foul, smog-filled air of urban areas. Sarsaparilla root, which contains testosterone, will help hair regrow.