Gumbo File Powder
Gumbo File Powder also called Ague Tree (species Sassafras albidum), North American tree of the laurel family (Lauraceae), the aromatic leaf, bark, and root of which are used as a flavoring, as a traditional home medicine, and as a tea. The roots yield about 2 percent oil of sassafras, once the characteristic ingredient of root beer. The tree is native to sandy soils from Maine to Ontario and Iowa and south to Florida and Texas. It is usually small but may attain a height of 65 feet or more.
It has furrowed bark, bright green twigs, and small clusters of yellow flowers followed by dark blue berries. Sassafras has three distinctive forms of leaves, often on the same twig: three-lobed, two-lobed (or mitten-shaped),and entire.
Gumbo File Powder is available in 50 lb bulk bag, 25 lb bulk bag, 15 lb bag, 10 lb bag, 4 lb. Jug, 12 oz., 6 oz., and 2 oz. sizes.
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