Asteraceae Prenanthes alata (Hook.) D. Dietr.

Western Rattlesnakeroot

Bella Coola - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 65

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Scientific name: Prenanthes alata (Hook.) D. Dietr.
USDA symbol: PRAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Western Rattlesnakeroot
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Bella Coola
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Decoction of root taken and small dose given to babies for colds.

RECRD: 92319 id: 29866