Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis L.


Ponca - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 83

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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: Ponca
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Root rubbed on palm of bachelor as a love charm.

RECRD: 94844 id: 37055