Sassafras Essential Oil: How to Make, Benefits And Uses

Sassafras Essential Oil Health Benefits

  • Sassafras essential oil can be used as a blood thinner and blood purifier when its root bark is prepared as a tea.
  • The oil made out of sassafras is proven effective in treating kidney problems, arthritis, gout, menstrual cramps and the symptoms associated with it, rheumatism, skin eruptions, flu, and colds.
  • It can also be used in treating gastrointestinal problems.
  • It is also known to treat high blood pressure when taken regularly in tea form due to its diuretic properties.
  • Another beneficial sassafras oil uses is for flushing out harmful toxins from the body.
  • Sassafras essential oil extracted from the root bark is also used in dentistry for its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.
  • Sassafras is also an effective painkiller.
  • It also has anti-parasitic properties and when applied externally can be effective in controlling lice and insect bites.

Sassafras Essential Oils Uses

  • Treats and prevents bronchitis and other lung problems
  • Treats syphilis
  • Treats typhus, acne, eczema, psoriasis, dropsy
  • It can also be used as stimulant when taken as herbal tea.
  • Treats a majority of skin diseases when the oil is applied topically
  • Sassafras essential oil is also used for seasoning and for thickening soups.
  • Sassafras can also be used as a condiment when made into a sugary paste.
  • One way on how to make sassafras oil is by mixing ΒΌ cup of carrier oil and 10 drops of sassafras oil. Mix well and transfer into a dark bottle.