Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Lakota - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Rogers, Dilwyn J, 1980, Lakota Names and Traditional Uses of Native Plants by Sicangu (Brule) People in the Rosebud Area, South Dakota, St. Francis, SD. Rosebud Educational Scoiety, page 26

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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: Lakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Infusion of pulverized roots and gun powder taken for arm and leg cramps.

RECRD: 4764 id: 1305