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

Clayton's Sweetroot

Ojibwa - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 391

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of root used to ease parturition.

RECRD: 90540 id: 24964