Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia serpentaria L.

Virginia Snakeroot

Choctaw - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 20

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Scientific name: Aristolochia serpentaria L.
USDA symbol: ARSE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Snakeroot
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Choctaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Cold infusion of roots taken for stomach pains.

RECRD: 81945 id: 4891