Saxifragaceae Heuchera sp.

Alum Root

Chippewa - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 342

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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: Oral Aid
Notes: Compound decoction of root used as mouthwash for teething children.

RECRD: 87444 id: 17132