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Sassafras officinale / Sassafras Root Bark Cut

Dried, Cut Sassafras Root Bark.
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Description

Sassafras officinale (sassafras, white sassafras, red sassafras, or silky sassafras) is a species of Sassafras native to eastern North America, from southern Maine and southern Ontario west to Iowa, and south to central Florida and eastern Texas.

It occurs throughout the eastern deciduous forest habitat type, at altitudes of sea level up to 1,500 m (5000 feet).It i s a medium-sized deciduous tree growing to 15–20 m (49–66 ft) tall.

 

Medicinal Action and Uses

Analgesic  - Sassafras is used to treat rheumatic pain and ease menstrual and parturition pain.

Diaphoretic - Used to reduce fevers.

Tonic - sassafras has historically been used as a tonic and blood purifier.

Topical Uses - sassafras is applied directly to the skin to treat skin problems, achy joints (rheumatism), swollen eyes, sprains, and insect bites or stings. Sassafras oil is also applied to the skin to kill germs and head lice.

 

Packaging

Product is supplied in Resealable Foil Bags.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Common Name Sassafras Root Bark Cut
Weight 1.188000
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom

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