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Sassafras Root Cut - 100 g - Herbal Collection

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Description

Sassafra albidum

Sassafras Root Cut - 100 g - Herbal Collection


    TRADITIONALLY USED FOR

     May help with

     

    • depurative
    • psoriasis
    • rheumatoid arthritis
    • joint pains
    • increasing sweating

    INFORMATION

    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Sassafra

     

    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org

     

    Translation in English by Google Translate  (go to the page of the source linked | on Chrome cellphones go on the 3 dots on the top right and select translate in your preferred language | on laptop right click your mouse and select option translate when hoovering on the page

     

    plant name

     

    American sassafras , sassafras of America , Iroquois laurel

     

    International Latin denomination

     

    Sassafras officinalis Nees et Eberm. (Sassafras officinale) et Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees

     

    botanical family

     

    Lauraceae

     

    Description and habitat

     

    • Shrub or tree endemic to North America, from the forests of the eastern United States, from southern Maine to Louisiana, with oval and evergreen leaves, 6 to 10 m high, remarkable for the colors it takes in autumn
    • Yellow flowers in small, greenish-yellow clusters at the apex of the branches
    • Dioecious species

     

    History and tradition

     

    • The wood smells like fennel
    • The smell of its aromatic foliage is reminiscent of citrus fruits, it is used as a spice (gumbo powder or filé). The leaves are dried, crushed and then finely sieved. This powder is an essential ingredient (flavoring and thickening) in Cajun cuisine. The roots give an infusion reminiscent of orange and vanilla , it is supposed to purify the blood. They are used as a flavoring agent in tobacco , ice cream, toothpaste, etc.

     

    Parts used

     

     

    Dosage forms available

     

     

    Usual dosages

     

    Composition

     

    Main components of the plant

     

     

    Main components of buds or young shoots

     

    Main components of essential oil

     

     

    Properties

     

    Plant properties

     

    • Antiseptic
    • Anticatarrhal
    • Stimulant
    • Diuretic, sudorific

     

    Bud properties

     

    Properties of essential oil

     

    Indications

     

    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)

     

    • Was used for psoriasis
    • Constipation, flatulence, gastrointestinal problems
    • General tonic
    • Rheumatism
    • Inflammation of the urinary tract
    • Decrease the craving for tobacco

     

    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)

     

    Specific indications of essential oil (aromatherapy)

     

    • Psoriasis (?)

     

    Known or suspected mode of action

     

    Usual formulations

     

    Regulations

     

    Possible side effects and precautions for use

     

    • Attention, no internal use, HE is prohibited internally
    • Safrole is reputed to be carcinogenic (hepatocarcinoma)
    • HE prohibited for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and children under 12

     

    Bibliographic references

    CAUTION

    Possible side effects and precautions for use

     

    • Attention, no internal use, essential oil is prohibited internally
    • Safrole is reputed to be carcinogenic (hepatocarcinoma)
    • Essential oil prohibited for pregnant women, breastfeeding women and children under 12

     

    Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

    Do not exceed the daily dose.

     

    This product is not intended to prevent or cure any form of illness or disease.
     

    If you are pregnant or nursing ; If you have a medical condition or are in the course of medical treatment ; If you are programmed for theater/operation in the near future, please consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.

     

    This product cannot replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.

     

    This product has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.

     

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