Ranunculaceae Hydrastis canadensis L.


Iroquois - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 324

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Scientific name: Hydrastis canadensis L.
USDA symbol: HYCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Goldenseal
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Infusion or decoction of roots taken for pneumonia.

RECRD: 87581 id: 17518