Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Dakota - Drug, Carminative

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 359

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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: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Carminative
Notes: Dried roots taken as a carminative.

RECRD: 80466 id: 1265