Scientific name: Sassafras officinal albidum
The other names: Saxifras, saloop.
Used parts: Roots.
History: Since hundreds of years,
Amerindians used Sassafras in several treatments
Manners:. Treatment of constipation,
flatulences and other gastro-intestinal problems. It was also used as a general
tonic and used to treat rheumatisms and urinary's inflammations. Sassafras
is also very useful to stop smoking because it decreases the need. In a way
external, Sassafras served in cases rheumatic pains, drop, poisonous sumac,
and for skin problems such as psoriasis and eczema.
Warnings: Being dissuaded during
The prolonged consumption can be dangerous.
Information: In very strong dose, the sassafras can lead sweats (its active principle is similar to amphetamins), excitements and sometimes hallucinations.
Preparation: In infusion or alcoholic
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