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Red Root

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Red Root - CEANOTHUS AMERICANUS

(Cut & Sifted) (Wild Crafted) Available in 1OZ, 1/4LB, 1/2LB, 1LB

COMMON NAME

Standardized: red root
Other: Jersey tea, New Jersey tea

BOTANICAL NAME

Ceanothus americanus L.
Plant Family: Rhamnaceae

 

INTRODUCTION

Red root is a shrub also known as wild snowball for its clusters of white flowers borne in early summer. Its root is bitter and its root tea has a "bite." Red root was used as a substitute for tea during the American Revolutionary War.

CONSTITUENTS

Ceanothine, tannins.

PARTS USED

Root bark.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Teas, tinctures and in capsule form. Also used as a natural dye.

PRECAUTIONS

Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

 

For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.