Asteraceae Prenanthes alba L.

White Rattlesnakeroot

Chippewa - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 360

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Scientific name: Prenanthes alba L.
USDA symbol: PRAL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Rattlesnakeroot
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Dried, powdered root added to food to produce postpartum milk flow.

RECRD: 92321 id: 29868