Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca americana L.

American Pokeweed

Micmac - Drug, Hemostat

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 59

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Scientific name: Phytolacca americana L.
USDA symbol: PHAMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Pokeweed
Family: Phytolaccaceae
Family (APG): Phytolaccaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemostat
Notes: Leaves used for bleeding wounds.

RECRD: 91269 id: 26841