Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Chippewa - Other, Good Luck Charm

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 137

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Scientific name: Panax quinquefolius L.
USDA symbol: PAQU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Ginseng
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Good Luck Charm
Notes: Root considered a good luck charm if carried in the pocket.

RECRD: 31994 id: 25349