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A comparative analysis of Acorus Americanus and Acorus Calamus and their application in Traditional aboriginal medicine
Principal Investigator: Labine, Nicole K
Licenced Year(s): 2015 2014
Summary: The objective of this research is to identify the active/medicinal components of the Acorus Americanus and Acorus calamus, both herbs in the NWT. Traditional knowledge of these plant shows that they were used very similarly including to treat asthma. Samples of A. americanus and the putative A. calamus have been harvested under the guidance of an elder, who is a traditional knowledge holder lo...