Saxifragaceae Heuchera sp.

Alum Root

Chippewa - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 344

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Scientific name: Heuchera sp.
Common names: Alum Root
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Compound decoction of root taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 87442 id: 17130