Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia serpentaria L.

Virginia Snakeroot

Mohegan - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1928, Mohegan Medicinal Practices, Weather-Lore and Superstitions, SI-BAE Annual Report #43: 264-270, page 266

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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: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Poultice of plant applied to snakebites.

RECRD: 81951 id: 4898