Liliaceae Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link

Starry False Solomon's Seal

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 32

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Scientific name: Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link
USDA symbol: MAST4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Starry False Solomon's Seal
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Compound containing root taken to stimulate the stomach and cleanse the system.

RECRD: 95344 id: 22146