Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis canadensis L.

Canadian Lousewort

Chippewa - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 140

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Scientific name: Pedicularis canadensis L.
USDA symbol: PECAC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Lousewort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Infusion of dried roots used for anemic conditions.

RECRD: 90892 id: 25643