Red Root

Updated | 2017-12-01


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Red Root


Overview

Botanical Name: Ceanothus americanus


Order: Rosales


Family: Rhamnaceae


Red root is also known as New Jersey tea because it was used as a tea replacement during the Boston Tea Party.



Evidence

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No Clinical Research:

All other conditions.


Side Effects
Side effects may include:
  • Side effects have not been studied.
Precautions and Adverse Events:
  • Use caution or contact a licensed healthcare practitioner, since there is not enough research on the use of supplements containing red root.


Pregnant or Nursing

There is not enough research on the use of supplements containing red root during pregnancy and breast-feeding, so consult a licensed healthcare practitioner before use or avoid use.



Interactions

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Potential

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Dosage

Red root is not a "drug", so the best doses have not been thoroughly established. Make sure to follow the specific product instructions and take as directed on the label, or consult a licensed healthcare practitioner before use.



Compounds
Red Root compounds


References

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The "-" means that there is no information.