Polygalaceae Polygala senega L.

Seneca Snakeroot

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 51

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Scientific name: Polygala senega L.
USDA symbol: POSE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Seneca Snakeroot
Family: Polygalaceae
Family (APG): Polygalaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Root applied directly to a tooth for toothache.

RECRD: 5599 id: 28797