Portulacaceae Claytonia sibirica L.

Siberian Springbeauty

Tlingit - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Krause, Aurel, 1956, The Tlingit Indians. Translated by Erna Gunther, Seattle. University of Washington Press, page 284

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Scientific name: Claytonia sibirica L.
USDA symbol: CLSIS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Siberian Springbeauty
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Tlingit
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Compound poultice of leaves applied for syphilis.

RECRD: 84175 id: 10172