Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Sassafras Tea: Bad for Lab Rats, But it Can be Good for Humans - sometimes.

When I was a kid growing up, we drank sassafras tea fairly often.  A study in the 1960s found that one of the components in the tea caused cancer in lab rats, so the FDA banned its commercial use.  Too bad, really, since that what root beer used to be made from.  Want to know more?  Read here . . .