Araliaceae Panax quinquefolius L.

American Ginseng

Seminole - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 221

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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: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Plant and other plants used as a baby's charm for fear from dreams about raccoons or opossums.

RECRD: 61833 id: 25405