Medicinal Plants -- continued

38pmd

Bloodroot (Sanquinaria canadensis)

The root is antiseptic, anesthetic, anticancer--toxic, should not be ingested

39pmd

Bloodroot (Sanquinaria canadensis)

The root is antiseptic, anesthetic, anticancer--toxic, should not be ingested

40pmd

Wild Oats, Sessile Bellwort (Uvularia sessilifolia)

Root tea taken internally for diarrhea, "blood purifier", to heal broken bones, sore throats and mouth sores; poulticed for boils and broken bones. Slimy and acrid tasting when fresh

41pmd

Bracken Fern; Pasture Brake (Pteridium aquilinum)

Historically root tea used for worms. I have observed Moose eating small amounts of this fern but have not seen evidence that it is part of their usual diet.

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