Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Meskwaki - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 202

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Decoction of root taken for tuberculosis.

RECRD: 80486 id: 1322