Araliaceae Aralia californica S. Wats.

California Spikenard

Mendocino Indian - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 371

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Scientific name: Aralia californica S. Wats.
USDA symbol: ARCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California Spikenard
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Decoction of dried roots taken for lung diseases.

RECRD: 81546 id: 3994