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Red Root (Ceanothus Americanus) - Herbal Remedy for Liver Disorders

Red Root, Ceanothus Americanus
  • Botanical Name: Ceanothus Americanus
  • Family: Name: Rhamnaceae
  • Other Name: Jersey Tea, New Jersey Tea, Wild Snowball, Mountain Sweet

Uses of Red Root

  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis disorders
  • Sore throat
  • Liver disorders
  • Skin conditions
  • Fever
  • Inflammation
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Blood pressure
  • Constipation

Health Benefits of Red Root

  • It acts as an expectorant and hence useful for cough, asthma and bronchitis disorders.
  • It is to treat throat problems such as tonsillitis, sore throat and thrush.
  • Red root is beneficial for liver problems such as cirrhosis, fibrosis and chronic hepatitis.
  • It is to purify the blood; detoxified blood is thought to be very beneficial for treating many ailments, including skin problems.
  • The whole plant is to treat reduce fever, diminish inflammation and aid urinary excretion of toxins.
  • It is also useful for menstrual disorders.
  • The root powder is useful for constipation. The powder is taken one to two teaspoonful twice a day with water.
  • The juice is beneficial for blood pressure.

Parts Used

Leaves, Root and Whole plant


  • Powder - 3 to 6 gm
  • Juice - 5 to 10ml


Powder, Juice

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