Aristolochiaceae Aristolochia serpentaria L.

Virginia Snakeroot

Nanticoke - Drug, Anthelmintic

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 57, 84

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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: Nanticoke
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anthelmintic
Notes: Infusion of plant taken for intestinal worms.

RECRD: 81953 id: 4900