Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Potawatomi - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 39, 40

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Powdered root snuffed up nose for catarrh.

RECRD: 80552 id: 1380