Apiaceae Carum carvi L.


Iroquois - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72, page 55

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Rhizomes given to pigs to make them stronger.

RECRD: 50099 id: 8258