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Red Root c/s - Stone Creek Health Essentials

Red Root c/s

Regular price $34.50 Sale

Botanical Name - Ceanothus americanus

Other Names - Red Indian Paint, Tetterwort, Blood root, Indian paint, Indian plant, red paint root, sanguinariat, wild snowball, New Jersey tea

Origin - USA

Flavor Profile - Bitter due to astringent tannins. Flavor is improved by pairing with other roots, like ginger or licorice

Culinary Usages - The dried root is used to produce teas, infusions and syrups. May also be tinctured.

Cosmetic Usages - Decoct as a skin wash. 

Red root is harvested when the plant is in full bloom in mid-summer and dried in shade. The root also yields a red dye, hence its common name. The pinkish-red roots, which possess a spicy almost mint-like aroma, are harvested in spring and usually cut before completely dried. Native Americans frequently used red root topically to address skin lesions and internally for cough and other respiratory complaints and red root was used as a  substitute beverage during the Revolutionary War when black tea was scarce.

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