Araliaceae Aralia nudicaulis L.

Wild Sarsaparilla

Mohegan - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 70, 128

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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: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Compound decoction of root taken as a spring tonic.

RECRD: 81585 id: 4056