Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Iroquois - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 279

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots used as gargle for sore throat.

RECRD: 80494 id: 1298