Araliaceae Aralia racemosa L.

American Spikenard

Malecite - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Mechling, W.H., 1959, The Malecite Indians With Notes on the Micmacs, Anthropologica 8:239-263, page 257

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Scientific name: Aralia racemosa L.
USDA symbol: ARRAR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Spikenard
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Malecite
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant and snakeroot used for kidney trouble.

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