Liliaceae Veratrum californicum Dur.

California False Hellebore

Shoshoni - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 147148

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Scientific name: Veratrum californicum Dur.
USDA symbol: VECAC2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: California False Hellebore
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Poultice of pulped root applied to snakebites.

RECRD: 96864 id: 42615