Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Asarum Canadense
Botanical Name   Asarum canadense
System Affected   abdomen, eyes
Properties   abdomen and associated organs. eyes also called: black snakeweed, canada snakeroot, canadian wild ginger, coltsfoot snakeroot, false coltsfoot, heart snakeroot, indian ginger, southern snakeroot, vermont snakeroot, wild ginger
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    Ginger, Wild
Botanical Name   Asarum canadense
System Affected   digestion, cough, fever, throat
Properties   indigestion coughs, fever, sore throat flatulence nervous conditions anti-tumor (contains aristolochic acid)
Description   similar to true ginger
Origin   North America
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Toxicity   none
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