Sassafras Root Bark Powder

Sassafras Root Bark Powder

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      Sassafras Root Bark Powder: A Fragrant Herb with Caution (1 oz)

      Sassafras Root Bark Powder offers a unique historical significance and folklore, but due to safety concerns, it's not recommended for internal consumption. However, it can be enjoyed for its fragrance in controlled settings.

      A Fragrant Past:

      Sassafras Root Bark Powder boasts a warm, spicy aroma reminiscent of root beer. It was historically used to flavor food and drinks, most notably sassafras tea, but safety concerns have limited its culinary applications.

      Folklore and Magic:

      • Strength & Prosperity: In some cultures, Sassafras is associated with strength, resilience, and attracting prosperity.
      • Change & Transformation: The root's bark shedding is seen as symbolic of transformation and new beginnings.

      Important Safety Information:

      Sassafras Root Bark Powder contains safrole, a substance considered carcinogenic by the FDA. Do not consume Sassafras Root Bark Powder internally.

      Suggested Use:

      This Sassafras Root Bark Powder comes in a 1-ounce (28g) pouch. Due to safety concerns, it's not recommended for internal consumption. However, you can enjoy its fragrance in controlled settings:

      • Potpourri: A very small amount of Sassafras Root Bark Powder can be added to a potpourri mix for a subtle, spicy aroma. Ensure ventilation to avoid inhaling large amounts of dust.
      • Historical Crafts: Sassafras Root Bark Powder can be used in historical re-enactment projects or educational displays (adult supervision required).

      Enjoy the historical and folkloric significance of Sassafras Root Bark Powder while prioritizing safety and responsible use.


      We DO NOT claim to provide all the information available about herbs or natural remedies. You must do additional research on the herbs you buy! In the case that you are ill, you should consult with your doctor or another medical specialist. The owners and employees of The Magickal Earth are NOT RESPONSIBLE for any kind of misuse or injury that may directly or indirectly happen as a result of purchasing our herbs or using the information we provide.