Stone root is a herb. It bears the botanical name Collinsonia canadensis L.It is rich in antioxidants which prevent free radicals from causing damage to our body. Stone root naturally consists of resin, starch, tannin, wax in all parts of the plant, mucilage in the root, and volatile oil. These chemical constituents are used by our body in one or the other way. So, stone roots have a lot of health benefits too.