Apiaceae Carum carvi L.


Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 34

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Scientific name: Carum carvi L.
USDA symbol: CACA19 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Caraway
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Seed given to a crying child to quiet him or her.

RECRD: 5433 id: 8255