Polygonaceae Polygonum bistorta L.

Meadow Bistort

Aleut - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Veniamenov, I., 1840, Notes on the Islands in the Unalaska District, St. Petersburg -- Translated by HRAF, page 263

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Scientific name: Polygonum bistorta L.
USDA symbol: POBIB2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Meadow Bistort
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Aleut
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Root used as a tonic.

RECRD: 91967 id: 28905