Introduction

Bloodroot is a flowering plant that grows in North America. The root can be taken as an extract, pill, or powder.

Dosages

There aren’t any advised doses for bloodroot.

What Research Shows

May Be Effective

  • Gingivitis and Plaque—may prevent plaque and gingivitis1-10

Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at EBSCO NAT Editorial Process.

Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at EBSCO NAT Editorial Process.

Safety Notes

It may be safe to take small doses of bloodroot for a short period of time. Not enough studies have been done to say whether it is safe to take for a long period of time.

Interactions

Talk to your doctor about any supplements or therapy you would like to use. Some can interfere with treatment or make conditions worse.

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