Bloodroot paste has been used for centuries for various medicinal purposes from treating fevers to reducing joint pain. However in modern times it has shown the most promise in treating warts and fighting plaque.
A North American perennial grown mainly in the East and upwards into Canada, the dark red root of the Sanguinaria canadensis is where the therapeutic benefits lie.
Ancient tribes used as an herbal medicine, as a tea or topical to treat a wide variety of ailments.
Although it is now used to treat moles and warts, it is more accepted as as an astringent, and is found in many toothpastes and mouth rinses. It is able to prevent tooth decay since it can remove plaque from teeth.
Taken in recommended dosages, bloodroot is relatively safe and non-toxic. However, in large doses a blood root tincture could cause nausea and vomitting.
As with all herbal supplements, please consult your physician or other qualified medical professional before applying a bloodroot mole treatment or other application.