Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis canadensis L.

Canadian Lousewort

Ojibwa - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Arnason, Thor, Richard J. Hebda and Timothy Johns, 1981, Use of Plants for Food and Medicine by Native Peoples of Eastern Canada, Canadian Journal of Botany 59(11):2189-2325, page 2304

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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: Throat Aid
Notes: Infusion of fresh or dried leaves taken for sore throats.

RECRD: 6085 id: 25660