Fabaceae Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

American Licorice

Dakota - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1913, Some Native Nebraska Plants With Their Uses by the Dakota, Collections of the Nebraska State Historical Society 17:358-70, page 365

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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: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Root held in the mouth for toothaches.

RECRD: 86797 id: 16052