Apiaceae Lomatium orientale Coult. & Rose

Northern Idaho Biscuitroot

Cheyenne - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 182

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Scientific name: Lomatium orientale Coult. & Rose
USDA symbol: LOOR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Idaho Biscuitroot
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of pounded roots and leaves given to children for bowel pain or diarrhea.

RECRD: 2000 id: 21044