Berberidaceae Podophyllum peltatum L.


Iroquois - Drug, Ceremonial Medicine

Use documented by:
Waugh, F. W., 1916, Iroquis Foods and Food Preparation, Ottawa. Canada Department of Mines, page 19

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Scientific name: Podophyllum peltatum L.
USDA symbol: POPE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mayapple
Family: Berberidaceae
Family (APG): Berberidaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Medicine
Notes: Decoction of leaves with other plants used as medicine to soak corn seeds before planting.

RECRD: 7593 id: 28693