Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Ojibwa - Food, 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 397

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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: Food
Use sub-category: Dietary Aid
Notes: Roots render any meat dish digestible by anyone, even if they are sick.

RECRD: 417 id: 6037