Saxifragaceae Heuchera americana L.

American Alumroot

Chickasaw - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Campbell, T.N., 1951, Medicinal Plants Used by Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Indians in the Early Nineteenth Century, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 41(9):285-290, page 286287

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Scientific name: Heuchera americana L.
USDA symbol: HEAMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Alumroot
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Chickasaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Root used as a powerful astringent.

RECRD: 87395 id: 17029