Bloodroot (Sanguinarian canadenis), an herb popular among American herbalists, might also be found under the common names of bloodwort, red puccoon root, pauson, and tetterwort. It is perhaps most well known for the rich red coloring it can produce as a dye, and for this reason it is often popular among a many Native American artsits. Interestingly, it has also shown antibacterial or antiplaque qualities which have made it a popular addition to a number of commercial toothpastes. In folk magic it is generally believed to aid in spells of protection, love, and purification.
Herbalists explore Bloodroot for these qualities, and will occasionally recommend it for heart problems and migraines. It is also supposed to be great topically as an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and general treatment for skin worts and tumors. It is important to note that you should note use this herb if you are pregnant or lactating. Health specialists also note that Bloodroot can be fatal if ingested in large doses.
This is a 1 oz packet of cut Bloodroot.