Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Potawatomi - Drug, Adjuvant

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 41

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Adjuvant
Notes: Root used as a seasoner in many powdered medicines.

RECRD: 90796 id: 25397