Araceae Calla palustris L.

Water Arum

Gitksan - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Harlan I., 1929, Materia Medica of the Bella Coola and Neighboring Tribes of British Columbia, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 56:47-68, page 53

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Scientific name: Calla palustris L.
USDA symbol: CAPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Water Arum
Family: Araceae
Family (APG): Araceae
Native American Tribe: Gitksan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of root taken for 'cleaning the eyes of the blind.'

RECRD: 83273 id: 7655