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History Of Bloodroot

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History Of Bloodroot

Bloodroot was used by eastern American Indian tribes as a red dye and in the treatment of ulcers, skin conditions, and as a blood purifier as well as for treating ulcers and skin conditions. … The root entered 19th century medicine as a caustic topical treatment for skin cancers, polyps, and warts.

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Habitat and range for Bloodroot

Bloodroot is native to eastern North America from Nova Scotia, Canada southward to Florida, United States, and west to Great Lakes and down the Mississippi embayment.

Botanical information about bloodroot 

Sanguinaria canadensis, is a member of the Papaveraceae family. It is a native spring wildflower perennial that grows up to ten inches tall; the plant has a single, basal leaf that can be as wide as eight inches. The flower is located on a separate stalk and is white with a yellow center.

Bloodroot is one of the first wildflowers to bloom beginning in late winter and continuing into early spring. The “root”, consisting of a thickened rhizome covered with fibrous roots, is known for its reddish-orange color.

Common names

Bloodroot refers to the reddish-orange color of the root of this plant.

Also known as:
red root, red indian paint, tetterwort, indian paint, indian plant, pauson, red paint root, red puccoon, red root, paucon, coon root, snakebite, sweet slumber, and bloodroot

 

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