Ranunculaceae Actaea rubra ssp. rubra

Red Baneberry

Iroquois - Drug, Psychological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 321

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Scientific name: Actaea rubra ssp. rubra
USDA symbol: ACRUR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Red Baneberry
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Psychological Aid
Notes: Taken and sprinkled on head to give 'young men the right sense.'

RECRD: 80600 id: 1483