Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis L.


Algonquin - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Bradley, Will T., 1936, Medical Practices of the New England Aborigines, Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association 25(2):138-147, page 142

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Scientific name: Sanguinaria canadensis L.
USDA symbol: SACA13 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bloodroot
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Algonquin
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Used as a love charm and red dye for skin, clothing and weapons.

RECRD: 94755 id: 36932