Ranunculaceae Ranunculus recurvatus Poir.


Iroquois - Drug, Laxative

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 recurvatus Poir.
USDA symbol: RARER2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Blisterwort
Family: Ranunculaceae
Family (APG): Ranunculaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Compound decoction of roots taken to loosen bowels and for venereal disease.

RECRD: 93301 id: 32710