Bloodroot

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What other names is Bloodroot known by?

Blood Root, Bloodwort, Coon Root, Indian Plant, Indian Red Paint, Pauson, Red Indian Paint, Red Puccoon, Red Root, Sang-Dragon, Sang de Dragon, Sanguinaire, Sanguinaire du Canada, Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria canadensis, Snakebite, Sweet Slumber, Tetterwort.

What is Bloodroot?

Bloodroot is a plant. People use the underground stem (rhizome) to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Coughs, spasms, purging the bowel, causing vomiting, wound cleaning, skin cancers of the nose and ear when applied directly to the skin, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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