Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Pawnee - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 106

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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: Pawnee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Compound containing root used by men as a love charm.

RECRD: 90794 id: 25395