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Ever have Sassafras Tea? Check out this wild edible plant that was used to flavor root beer!

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Sassafras - Traditional (Ga-Na-S-Da-Tsi) Native American Tea

Natural food stores carry Sassafras Root in a dried form. It will resemble wood chips. Sassafras tea may act as a diuretic, reducing excess water weight and swelling.

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All About Sassafras and a Homemade Sassafras Chai Recipe

Sassafras root used to be heavily harvested, but confusion led to a lower use. Let's take a look at what it is, what it's good for, and a yummy Sassafras Chai recipe!

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The many uses of Sassafras : steam distillation of dried root bark produces an essential oil consisting mostly of safrole used in soaps, food and aromatherapy. A medicinal root thought to be effective in treating ague (fevers) and STD, with wood was prized for its beauty and durability. The roots of sassafras can be steeped to make tea and can can also be used as an anticoagulant.

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making soap with tea. Interesting idea how the temp of the tea/coffee marks the depth of color you will have in your soap.

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Sassafras Tree Facts

Whether you're growing sassafras tree or not, read these sassafras tree facts. Sassafras is a North American tree famous for its ornamental features and culinary and medicinal uses.

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