Uses of the Plant Bloodroot

Bloodroot, or Sanguinaria canadensis, is used as a natural antiseptic and diuretic. Many use this herb for inflammation, infection and coughs, and some have even utilized it as an alternative cancer treatment.

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About this Author

T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.