Araliaceae Aralia spinosa L.

Devil's Walkingstick

Rappahannock - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 26

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Scientific name: Aralia spinosa L.
USDA symbol: ARSP2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Devil's Walkingstick
Family: Araliaceae
Family (APG): Araliaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Decoction of root, sugar and flour or bran used as a salve for fever.

RECRD: 81690 id: 4181