March 26, 2018

Sassafras Research

Latin Name: Sassafras albidum Family: Apiaceae RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study. Research found is catalogued by therapeutic action. This categorized compilation of research articles does not necessarily imply that there […]
April 24, 2018


Safrole is a phenol methyl ether as found in camphor and sassafras.  It can be genotoxic, carcinogenic, and liver toxic, and is not recommended for use by the IFRA. Phenol methyl ethers are similar to phenols, but even more powerful.  Concerns with overuse include psychotropic, neurotoxic effects, liver toxicity, and possible […]