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Sassafras Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Augue Tree, Gumbo File, File Powder
Botanical Name
Sassafras Officinalis

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Sassafras Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Sassafras

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Sassafras

Combines With

Parts Used

Root Bark

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Sassafras

Sassafras has good medicinal values in is used to treat a number of ailment. But if it is taken in large amount for long time, it may cause harm also. So it is always suggested, take any kind of medication in a suggested dose and always concern a professional first.
A chemical known as safrole is found in the roots, bark and oil of Sassafras. The high doses of Sassafras may give rise to Cancer and can cause Liver damage. It may cause Vomiting also.
It may cause allergic reactions like Skin rashes. The other side effects are Hot Flashes that are accompanied by excessive sweating. It may lead to high blood pressure and can cause Hallucinations.
People with urinary tract infections should avoid Sassafras.
Avoid the consumption in pregnancy and during breast feeding.
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Sassafras is a tree.
It is perennial.
It grows in temperate climate.
It grows up to 15 M.
Best used for treating Menstrual pain.

Grown In

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Materia Medica for Sassafras

Single Herb

Sassafras for Warts

Take Sassafras oil. Mix it in Sugar syrup. Apply it over the warts two - three times a day.

Sassafras as an Aphrodisiac

Prepare a decoction, made of Sassafras root cortex and one cup of water. Strain and drink it.
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