Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Montagnais - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 314

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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: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: Plant had 'general medicinal properties.'

RECRD: 82547 id: 6034