Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis canadensis L.

Canadian Lousewort

Ojibwa - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 389390

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Finely cut root secretly added to another's food as an aphrodisiac.

RECRD: 90903 id: 25659