In this Article
- What other names is Sassafras known by?
- What is Sassafras?
- How does Sassafras work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Sassafras.
Sassafras is UNSAFE for children. A few drops of sassafras oil may be deadly.
Do not take sassafras if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have a urinary condition, such as a urinary tract infection (UTI).
- You are scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks. Sassafras might cause excessive sedation if combined with medications used during and after surgery.
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