Growing sassafras tree is easy, if space is no problem in your backyard grow this traditional American tree. Before you consider growing sassafras tree, it is important to know some sassafras tree facts and tips.
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.