Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Bloodroot (Sanguinaria)
Botanical Name   Sanguinaria canadensis, Sanguinaria officinalis
System Affected   expectorant, throat, chest, gastric, sores, ringworm
Properties   expectorant (1/12 grain), chest diseases, bronchitis, sore throat, fever, jaundice Inhalant gingivitis, gums, dental plaque stimulates gastric & intestinal secretions (1/20 grain) tooth decay External: surface tumors, ringworm, sores, warts
Description   dried rhizome & root
Origin   herb F/ N. America
Notes    
Toxicity   inhalant: narcotic at large doses
Dosage    

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