Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Omaha - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 69, 70

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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: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Rootstock chewed, decoction taken or smoke treatment used for colds.

RECRD: 80526 id: 1353