Red Root

Ceanothus americanus

A food supplement to support your health. Red Root is a shrub that is native to North America. It is sometimes known as Wild Snowball or New Jersey Tea.

Extracts such as tinctures or essences offer a convenient alternative to herbal teas. They may also be used in food, food supplements, cosmetics and as a starter ingredient by herbalists in prescription formulas.


Ceanothus americanus  extracted in ethanol (alcohol). The part used is the root. The strength is 1:3 45%.


Adults: Take up to 20 - 30 drops, 3 times a day in a little water unless otherwise recommended by your practitioner.


Only use this tincture under the advice of a medical or herbal medicine practitioner.


Do not use if you are pregnant or if you are planning to become pregnant without your doctor's approval. Not all herbs are suitable in breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness.

Please visit our Herbs A-Z section to check when, or when not to, take this herb. If in doubt, please ask us or your medical herbalist.

Side effects

Some herbs can cause side effects. For more information about potential side effects of this herb please visit our Herbs A-Z section. If a side effect is experienced please let us know.

Drug Interactions

Foods, herbs and food supplements can interact with some medicines. For more information on potential interactions for this herb please visit our Herbs A-Z section and consult your medical herbalist or doctor before taking this herb.

More Information

In-depth information about the traditional uses of this herb may be found in our Herbs A-Z section.

Add to BagCeanothus americanus Red root 1:3 45% tincture 100ml £16.25
Add to BagCeanothus americanus Red root 1:3 45% tincture 500ml £59.25
Add to BagCeanothus americanus Red root 1:3 45% tincture 1L £106.00

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