Fabaceae Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh

American Licorice

Lakota - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Rogers, Dilwyn J, 1980, Lakota Names and Traditional Uses of Native Plants by Sicangu (Brule) People in the Rosebud Area, South Dakota, St. Francis, SD. Rosebud Educational Scoiety, page 46

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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: Lakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Roots chewed for the flu.

RECRD: 4880 id: 16060