Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Delaware - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 32

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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: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Roots and other plant parts used as a general tonic.

RECRD: 42681 id: 25355