Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 24

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Scientific name: Acorus calamus L.
USDA symbol: ACAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Calamus
Family: Acoraceae
Family (APG): Acoraceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Grated rootstocks used as an ingredient in a many herb remedy for various ailments.

RECRD: 5297 id: 1256