Fabaceae Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

American Licorice

Cheyenne - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeff, 1992, Montana Native Plants and Early Peoples, Helena. Montana Historical Society Press, page 35

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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: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Roots chewed to cool the body in the Sweatlodge and Sundance Ceremonies.

RECRD: 45283 id: 16041