Papaveraceae Sanguinaria canadensis L.


Potawatomi - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 68

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Root juice squeezed on maple sugar as throat lozenge for mild sore throat.

RECRD: 94846 id: 37059