Red Root and Powder Profile
Also known as
Ceanothus americanus. New Jersey tea, Ceanote, Mountain Sweet, Tobacco Brush, Deer Brush, and Wild Snowball.
Red root is a shrub also known as wild snowball for its clusters of white flowers borne in early summer. Its root is bitter and its root tea has a "bite." Red root was used as a substitute for tea during the American Revolutionary War.
Teas, tinctures and in capsule form. Also used as a natural dye.
Should not be taken by pregnant or nursing women as it may interfere with the absorbtion of iron and other minerals.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.