Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Micmac - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 55

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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: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Root used for cramps and as a stomachic.

RECRD: 82545 id: 6032