Fabaceae Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

American Licorice

Bannock - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Murphey, Edith Van Allen, 1990, Indian Uses of Native Plants, Glenwood, Ill. Meyerbooks. Originally published in 1959, page 38

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Scientific name: Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh
USDA symbol: GLLE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Licorice
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Bannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Root boiled into a tonic and taken for sore throat.

RECRD: 20995 id: 16029