Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Malecite - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 249

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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: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Infusion of one root used for colds.

RECRD: 44070 id: 1309