Health Benefits of Bloodroot Herb and Bloodroot Uses
Bloodroot and Cancer
One of the main health benefits of the bloodroot herb determined from recent studies is that bloodroot has certain anti-cancer agent properties that are useful in the treatment of skin cancer.
It has also been established that bloodroot contains a chemical substance called berberine which helps fight tumors in the brain and several other types of cancers.
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A note about Health Benefits of Bloodroot Herb and Bloodroot Uses
Herbs are God and nature's gifts to us. While the use of herbs and herb remedies has brought excellent results for many people, do note that their health benefits may be limited when they are used in isolation. However, when combined with some basic dietary and lifestyle good health habits, such as a full body detox and a proper understanding and application of nutrition, the impact on one's health will be greatly magnified.
In natural health and healing, we believe that the body has the ability to heal itself of any disease, even supposedly incurable diseases. We also believe in holistic health and healing, as we realize that different parts of the human body are highly interlinked, often beyond Mans understanding. It is thus a good idea to apply these fundamental health steps no matter how remote or unrelated a health condition may seem.
Bloodroot extracts have been popularly used in toothpastes to fight gum infections like gingivitis and to reduce plaque formation. The use of bloodroot extracts in toothpastes had been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Bloodroot and Respiratory Conditions
In herbal medicine, bloodroot extracts are used in minimal dosages to treat bronchial infections and sore throats. Bloodroot extracts, bloodroot tinctures and bloodroot tea have been used over several centuries in treating bleeding lungs, pneumonia, the common cold, whooping cough, emphysema and sinus congestions.
Bloodroot and Cardiac Conditions
When combined with certain other chemical compounds, bloodroot has been very effective in treating certain cardiac conditions because they are effective in slowing the heart rate down. Patients suffering from palpitations have been treated effectively by bloodroot administration.
Bloodroot and Skin Conditions - External / Topical Application
Other very significant benefits of the bloodroot herb are in treating skin conditions via topical or external application. Bloodroot salve, or bloodroot paste, is used to treat a variety of skin diseases, inflammations, warts, skin tags and tumors. Bloodroot oil has been effective in treating skin lesions and tags.
Other Health Benefits of Bloodroot
The bloodroot herb has been used extensively to treat and cure migraines.
The root of bloodroot has the ability to work well as an anesthetic, cathartic, emetic, expectorant, diuretic, sedative and stimulant.
Bloodroot tea also helps in effective peripheral blood circulation.
In addition, bloodroot tincture is used in treating liver conditions like jaundice, but, of course, it is ideal to first seek professional advice before administering bloodroot.
Further, bloodroot paste is considered to be very effective in treating joint pains and fever.
Other Miscellaneous Bloodroot Uses
In addition to the above, the bloodroot plant has certain properties that make it an effective insect repellent.
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