Considered strongly protective and cleansing. It can be used as incense to ward off evil influences. As a tea, it makes a good ritual tonic. It is frequently added to love charms and potions. It's warming, stimulating and aphrodisiac qualities make it very suitable for sex magic and tantric rituals.
Sassafras is considered one of the best blood cleansing tonics. It acts diaphoretic and diuretic and gently stimulates and warms the entire system. It is used for many conditions that are believed to be caused by excessive cold – not just the common cold, coughs, and bronchial complaints, but also rheumatism, urinary infections arthritis, gout, skin irritations, eczema, acne, ulcers, arthritic pain, and relieve intestinal gas. It is anti-spasmodic and was used to treat cramps of the digestive and uterine systems. It was used to boost the immune system and ward off infectious diseases.