Apiaceae Ligusticum porteri Coult. & Rose

Porter's Licoriceroot

Zuni - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Camazine, Scott and Robert A. Bye, 1980, A Study Of The Medical Ethnobotany Of The Zuni Indians of New Mexico, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2:365-388, page 379

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Scientific name: Ligusticum porteri Coult. & Rose
USDA symbol: LIPOP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Porter's Licoriceroot
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Root chewed by medicine man and patient during curing ceremonies for various illnesses.

RECRD: 21297 id: 20236