Apiaceae Pimpinella anisum L.

Anise Burnet Saxifrage

Delaware - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 33

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Scientific name: Pimpinella anisum L.
USDA symbol: PIAN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Anise Burnet Saxifrage
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Roots used as a cathartic.

RECRD: 42691 id: 27343