Sassafras is from the Lauraceae species and are native to eastern North America and eastern Asia. Sassafras is also known as Sassafras root, Sassafrass, root beer tree, saxifras, cinnamon wood, and many more names. As member of the Lauraceae family, the leaves and barks of the tree can be used to obtain essential oil by using steam distillation. The leaves of this tree have a distinct aroma and can be used as a seasoning in various dishes as well as being added to thicken soups. Some people dry the root of the tree and then boil it in water with sugar to form a paste, which is used as a condiment.
All Herbs come in 1 oz. packages unless otherwise stated.
Herbalism is the ancient art of using the energies and medicines locked away in plants to help relieve discomfort from, millions of conditions. Every part of plants can come in handy, ranging from mandrake root to rose petals and wild lettuce, and each provide their own advantages depending on botanical nature of the plant. Many thousands of years after mankind uncovered the medicinal and spiritual use of these plants, scientists have acquired the tools that were needed to figure out how they worked and confirm their effectiveness. You can see an example of this in scientific articles confirming the effectiveness of elderberry improving your immune system with thousands of antioxidants and even anticarcinogenic effects!
We encourage you to do your research before ingesting any herb. This is especially true if you are taking any medications, as many herbs interact with specific types of medications (St. Johns Wort and Antidepressants for example, causes serotonin syndrome, which can be fatal). Always consult your doctor before trying to treat, diagnose, or cure any medical condition, as they know what is best specifically for you.