Rosaceae Geum rivale L.

Purple Avens

Micmac - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 57

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Scientific name: Geum rivale L.
USDA symbol: GERI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Purple Avens
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Root used for diarrhea or dysentery.

RECRD: 86615 id: 15916