Aristolochiaceae Asarum sp.

Wild Ginger

Lolahnkok - Drug, Emetic

Use documented by:
Merriam, C. Hart, 1966, Ethnographic Notes on California Indian Tribes, University of California Archaeological Research Facility, Berkeley, page 190

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Scientific name: Asarum sp.
Common names: Wild Ginger
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Lolahnkok
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Emetic
Notes: Pounded leaves soaked in cold water and taken to vomit for stomach pains.

RECRD: 6619 id: 6072