Anti-Fungal Properties Ideal for Skin Growths and Warts.
Externally, the powdered root or tincture acts against fungoid tumors, ringworm, warts and other skin infections. Hence, the name tetterwort. Reportedly, Blood Root tea used as a wash and taken internally has helped with poison ivy infection when nothing else would.
The powder is used as a snuff for nasal polyps. Injections of the strong tea are used to treat hemorrhoids and vaginal infections. In small doses internally as a decoction, it acts as a stimulant to the digestive organs, as an expectorant in respiratory problems and in tincture form to treat liver ailments. In larger doses it acts as an emetic.
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paddy1 (retired) - October 10, 2006, 15:23
Can bloodroot based cream lift out basel cell carcinoma at its roots. One health firm says to apply cream, it swells a little gets pus then lifts out by roots and no scars after a little while. I have had two lots removed from my face, would you advise using cream to see if any more come to the surface without surgery?
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