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Sassafras Tea, the Original Hillbilly Tonic

In the Virginia Colony of the 17th century, Sassafras was one of the major exported commodities to England. ┬áThe wood was prized for it’s beauty and durability and the roots had many medicinal uses. ┬áSir Walter Raleigh was the first … Continue reading

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