Apiaceae Heracleum maximum Bartr.

Common Cowparsnip

Gitksan - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Gottesfeld, Leslie M. J. and Beverley Anderson, 1988, Gitksan Traditional Medicine: Herbs And Healing, Journal of Ethnobiology 8(1):13-33, page 25

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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: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Roots, red elder bark and juniper boughs used as a smudge for evil witchcraft victims.

RECRD: 43866 id: 16822