Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Ojibwa - Drug, Dietary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 357

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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: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dietary Aid
Notes: Root chewed by sick person as an appetite stimulant.

RECRD: 82548 id: 6035