Blood Root

AKA: Red Root, Red Indian Paint, Tetterwort, Indian Paint, Indian Plant, Pauson, Red Pc Root, Red Puccoon, Red Root, Sanguinariat, Paucon. Coon Root. Snakebite.


Medicinal Blood Root:

Expectorant ~ Anti-spasmodic ~ Stimulates Circulation

Native Americans use it internally to reduce fevers: topically for arthritic swelling and cancers of the breasts, uterus, skin, nose, ears and also for warts, sores, eczema and athletes foot. 


Strong tea was mixed with honey or maple sugar for sore throats.


Also to induce vomiting, relax bronchial muscles, soothe sore throats, laryngitis and alleviate congestion.


As an anti-bacterial agent it is helpful for teeth & gum problems because it blocks enzymes that attack collagen in the gums.


It is being used as an active ingredient in commercial tooth pastes and mouth washes.


Caution: Blood Root should not be used without medical supervision. Large doses have a sedativE and overdoses can be fatal. Induces vomiting. Do not use Blood Root if pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have a condition of glaucoma.


Ritual Blood Root:

Family ~ Peace ~ Harmony

Works well with Rosemary


Tied in small bags and placed above doorways so family must pass under it or used on the family altar.


Strengthens family unity between blood and non-blood relatives making it a great herb to use for solving in-law problems.


Increases commitment to family values through respect and consideration.

  • Botanical: Papaveraceae sanguinaria
  • Grow Method: Wildcrafted
  • Form: Cut & Sifted
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  • Item #: 1126 per oz
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