All posts tagged pauson

Bloodroot plant medicinal uses

Bloodroot Medicinal Purposes

Sanguinaria Canadensis, commonly known as bloodroot, pauson, and redroot is a perennial, flowering herb native to North America. The plant is the only species in the Sanguinaria genus and is closely related to eomecon of Asia. It blooms from March to May depending on the weather or region, featuring 8-12 white petals with many yellow stamens, and 2 sepals beneath the petals. The flowers open when exposed to sunlight and close at dusk. Bloodroot plant medicinal uses were first exploited by Native Americans but with time the plant was adopted in other regions as more people discovered its herbal properties. Continue reading [...]