Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis L.


Delaware, Ontario - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 68, 82

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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: Delaware, Ontario
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Compound containing root taken as a blood purifier.

RECRD: 94768 id: 36957