Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Micmac - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 58

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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: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Roots used as a 'detergent for the blood.'

RECRD: 90790 id: 25391