This product is a POWDER and NOT sold to non-patients!
Conners Originals Bloodroot Powder is believed to help with many ailments, including tooth pain, headaches, skin problems, muscle and joint pain, breathing problems, fevers, and even cancer. This is because it contains chemicals that may help with fighting bacteria and inflammation.
Bloodroot is a plant where the stem is often used to make medications, however, bloodroot is not without its side effects and adverse effects. Therefore, its use for some ailments may do more harm than good if used incorrectly.
Bloodroot is a wildflower that grows in the eastern parts of the United States and Canada. Its stem, called the rhizome, secretes a bright red latex compound when cut. That liquid compound is what gives the plant its name. Bloodroot’s scientific name is Sanguinaria canadensis. During the fall months, the root and rhizome of the bloodroot plant are collected for use in medicines.
Cancer Prevention and Treatment - One chemical compound in bloodroot, berberine, has been connected to reducing the size of cancerous cells in prostate cancer. Berberine has also been connected in prevention and treatment of other cancers, including breast cancer and skin cancer, but there is little research to confirm anything specific.
Other studies show bloodroot can inhibit tumor growth, thereby possibly preventing some types of cancer. While the research is promising, the process and anti-cancer properties of bloodroot are not clearly understood. Moreover, much of the research on bloodroot as a cancer treatment has been on animal models. Using bloodroot to treat cancer in humans may have adverse effects.
Some veterinary practices use bloodroot containing natural treatments to treat cancer in pets. These treatments should not be used in pregnant animals. They have also been known to cause eye ulcers and should be kept away from the eyes. Nausea is a side effect of using bloodroot for pet cancer treatment.