Araliaceae Aralia nudicaulis L.

Wild Sarsaparilla

Montagnais - Drug, Stimulant

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 315

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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: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Stimulant
Notes: Infusion of root taken for 'weakness.'

RECRD: 81673 id: 4057