Apiaceae Osmorhiza claytonii (Michx.) C.B. Clarke

Clayton's Sweetroot

Chippewa - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 354

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Scientific name: Osmorhiza claytonii (Michx.) C.B. Clarke
USDA symbol: OSCL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Clayton's Sweetroot
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of moistened, pulverized root used for ulcers, especially running sores.

RECRD: 90536 id: 24959