Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 40

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Scientific name: Heracleum maximum Bartr.
USDA symbol: HEMA80 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Cowparsnip
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Poultice of ground root, calamus and yellow pond lily applied to the head for severe headaches.

RECRD: 5475 id: 16813