Apiaceae Sanicula canadensis L.

Canadian Blacksnakeroot

Houma - Drug, Heart Medicine

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 64

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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: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Hot decoction of root taken for heart trouble.

RECRD: 94849 id: 37070