Liliaceae Polygonatum biflorum (Walt.) Ell.

King Solomon's Seal

Meskwaki - Drug, Stimulant

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 230

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Scientific name: Polygonatum biflorum (Walt.) Ell.
USDA symbol: POBIC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: King Solomon's Seal
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Root heated on coals and fumes inhaled by unconscious patient to revive him.

RECRD: 91937 id: 28828