Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Meskwaki - Drug, Ear Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 204

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Scientific name: Asarum canadense L.
USDA symbol: ASCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Wildginger
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Ear Medicine
Notes: Cooked root placed in ear for earache or sore ears.

RECRD: 82502 id: 6024