Apiaceae Cicuta maculata L.

Spotted Water Hemlock

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

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 35

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Scientific name: Cicuta maculata L.
USDA symbol: CIMAM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spotted Water Hemlock
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Dried roots powdered, made into a liniment and applied externally.

RECRD: 5443 id: 9870