Acoraceae Acorus calamus L.


Winnebago - Drug, Febrifuge

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: Winnebago
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of plant taken for fever.

RECRD: 80566 id: 1394