Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Delaware, Ontario - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 31

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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: Delaware, Ontario
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Infusion of scraped root taken for colds.

RECRD: 80480 id: 1284