Apiaceae Osmorhiza sp.

Sweet Cicely

Bella Coola - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 61

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Scientific name: Osmorhiza sp.
Common names: Sweet Cicely
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Infusion of ground root taken as an emetic and sometimes acted as a purgative.

RECRD: 90557 id: 25058