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Named for a flower whose blood-red sap possesses the power both to heal and poison. American Indians used bloodroot for red dye, the treatment of skin conditions and as a tonic for coughs, sore throats and ulcers. In the early 19th century, folk medicine began to use bloodroot to treat skin cancers, warts and skin polyps.
Bloodroot is a very powerful herb and the paste, also known as Black Salve is used alternatively with medicine practitioners who believe have the capability to cure a wide variety of skin problems, including cancerous tumors, skin tags, moles and warts. The paste is made from a basic set of natural ingredients.
Bloodroot is popular in the removal of skin tags. Skin tags are benign, harmless growths on the uppermost surface of the skin. They are generally flesh-colored bumps attached to the skin by thin stalks. They most often occur in skin folds that…
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