Gentianaceae Gentiana saponaria L.


Dakota - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 109

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Scientific name: Gentiana saponaria L.
USDA symbol: GESAS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Harvestbells
Family: Gentianaceae
Family (APG): Gentianaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Simple or compound decoction of root taken as a tonic.

RECRD: 86513 id: 15772