Names: Sanguinaria canadensis, King Root, Red Root, Coon Root
Form: Cut & dried roots- Organic
Traditional Uses: Protection, love, purification, defensive work
Medicinal Uses: Used for clearing mucus from respiratory tract, and in respiratory treatment for conditions such as asthma, bronchitis & laryngitis and after pneumonia. Used to treat warts, boils, skin tumors, eczema & ringworm.
Origin: Eastern North America
Energetics: Harsh, Bitter, Acrid. In small amounts it is drying & cooling. In large amounts it is warming & stimulating.
Safety: Generally safe in low doses, short term. Side effects can be nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, and grogginess. High doses can cause low blood pressure & shock.