Numerous Native American tribes used the leaves of sassafras to treat wounds
by rubbing the leaves ...
The leaves, roots, and bark of this versatile plant have all been used throughout
the years, as a medicinal herb and as a popular culinary ingredient.
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Laurus Sassafras. Sassafrax. Sassafras radix. ---Parts Used---Bark-root and the
root, pith. ---Habitat---Eastern United States, from Canada to Florida, and Mexico
Dec 18, 2013 ... Sassafras trees are deciduous, with small blue fruit and yellow flowers. ... It
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Sassafras oil was formerly used in numerous household fragrance applications
such as floor waxes, polishes, soaps, detergents and cleaning agents. Its ability ...
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 ...
Sassafras tea, made from the root bark or just the bark, has been drunk for over
three centuries in the lower Mississippi valley. Sassafras bark oil is used to flavor
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
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.