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Sassafras

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What other names is Sassafras known by?

Ague Tree, Bois de Cannelle, Cinnamon Wood, Common Sassafras, Kuntze Saloop, Laurier des Iroquois, Laurus albida, Saloop, Sasafras, Sassafrax, Sassafras albidum, Sassafras officinale, Sassafras variifolium, Saxifrax.

What is Sassafras?

Sassafras is a plant. The root bark is used to make medicine.

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  • Urinary tract problems, gout, arthritis, skin problems, eye swelling, sprains, insect bites and stings, purifying the blood, and other conditions.

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