Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Ojibwa - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 355

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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: Throat Aid
Notes: Root used for 'a cold in the throat.'

RECRD: 80522 id: 1347