(Smilax ornata) Sarsparilla is a valuable herb used in glandular balance formulas. It contains both testosterone and progesterone and its stimulating properties are noted for increasing metabolic rate. It increases circulation to rheumatic joints and stimulates breathing in problems of congestion. Sarsparilla Root is useful for skin eruptions, ringworm, rheumatism, arthritis and gout. Great for prostate and it increases the flow of urine, break up gas, cleanses the blood. Sarsparilla contains vitamins A, C, D and B-comples. It also has high iron, manganese, sodium, silicon, sulphur, copper, zinc and iodine.