Gentianaceae Gentiana alba Muhl. ex Nutt.

Plain Gentian

Potawatomi - Drug, Alterative

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 58, 59

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Scientific name: Gentiana alba Muhl. ex Nutt.
USDA symbol: GEAL4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Plain Gentian
Family: Gentianaceae
Family (APG): Gentianaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Alterative
Notes: Infusion of root taken as an alterative.

RECRD: 86512 id: 15760