Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia serpentaria L.

Virginia Snakeroot

Mohegan - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 70, 128

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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 pounded root applied to snakebite.

RECRD: 81952 id: 4899