Numerous Native American tribes used the leaves of sassafras to treat wounds
by rubbing the leaves ...
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Jan 19, 2012 ... Perhaps the biggest effect of this ban has been to eliminate the use of sassafras
root in the making of root beer. Today, sassafras can be used ...
Laurus Sassafras. Sassafrax. Sassafras radix. ---Parts Used---Bark-root and the
root, pith. ---Habitat---Eastern United States, from Canada to Florida, and Mexico
Cajun cuisine uses sassafras leaf to make file (FEE-lay), the seasoning and
thickening agent for gumbo. The early Cajuns learned to use file' from the
In recipes for sassafras cooking and herbal remedies both, it is the root or bark of
the root that is most commonly used. The leaves, however, are indicated in ...
Dec 18, 2013 ... Safrole by itself is very bitter so sweeteners are often used to balance the flavor.
The Sassafras plant does produce small black berries that also ...
Once introduced to the Europeans, they used Sassafras as a medicinal tonic in
the 17<sup>th</sup> and 18<sup>th</sup> century to treat everything from rheumatism to gout.
Common sassafras, ague tree. Uses. Ethnobotanic: All parts of the sassafras
plant are spicy and aromatic. The roots, bark, leaves, new shoots, and pith from