Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Creek - Drug, Diaphoretic

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 44

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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: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diaphoretic
Notes: Decoction of plant taken to produce sweating for fevers.

RECRD: 90756 id: 25351