Araliaceae Aralia nudicaulis L.

Wild Sarsaparilla

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 29

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Scientific name: Aralia nudicaulis L.
USDA symbol: ARNU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Sarsaparilla
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots used to wash teething child's infected gums to prevent spread of infection.

RECRD: 5369 id: 4022