Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Potawatomi - Drug, Antiemetic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 96

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antiemetic
Notes: Root used to help the appetite of persons who could not keep anything in their stomachs.

RECRD: 276 id: 6039