Author: Jan Scholten
Names: Laurus sassafras; Sassafras officinalis.
English: Sassafras, Saxafras; Ague tree.
Source: Donald Peattie in A Natural History of Trees; NA Medicine.
French: Laurier des Iroquis.
Content: afrole oil, carcinogenic.
Use: soap, perfumes; flavouring of candy; against bedbugs, chicken lice.