Apiaceae Cicuta maculata L.

Spotted Water Hemlock

Iroquois - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 398

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Handling plants caused fits and decoction used as floor wash to prevent disease.

RECRD: 84057 id: 9872