Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Ojibwa - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Arnason, Thor, Richard J. Hebda and Timothy Johns, 1981, Use of Plants for Food and Medicine by Native Peoples of Eastern Canada, Canadian Journal of Botany 59(11):2189-2325, page 2247

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Used as a heart stimulant.

RECRD: 6075 id: 1344