Apiaceae Sanicula canadensis L.

Canadian Blacksnakeroot

Chippewa - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 358

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Scientific name: Sanicula canadensis L.
USDA symbol: SACAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Blacksnakeroot
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Decoction of powdered root taken for 'stoppage of periods.'

RECRD: 94847 id: 37068