Ranunculaceae Ranunculus abortivus L.

Littleleaf Buttercup

Iroquois - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 320

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Scientific name: Ranunculus abortivus L.
USDA symbol: RAAB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Littleleaf Buttercup
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Decoction of smashed root used as a wash for snakebites.

RECRD: 93270 id: 32642