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

Clayton's Sweetroot

Tlingit - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Krause, Aurel, 1956, The Tlingit Indians. Translated by Erna Gunther, Seattle. University of Washington Press, page 283

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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: Tlingit
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Warm infusion of whole plant taken for coughs.

RECRD: 90614 id: 24966