Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Meskwaki - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 204

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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: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Compound called a 'bagger' and used by a woman to get a husband.

RECRD: 90763 id: 25388