Anis Sauvage, Aralia à Grappes, Aralia racemosa, Aralie Épineuse, Aralie à Grappes, Espinardo Americano, Grande Salsepareille, Indian Root, Life-of-Man, Life of Man, Old Man's Root, Pettymorell, Salsepareille d'Amérique, Spignet, Small Spikenard, Spikenard.
People take American spikenard for colds, chronic coughs, asthma, and arthritis. It is also used to loosen chest congestion, boost tissue regrowth, and promote sweating.
Some people apply American spikenard directly to the skin as an alternative to sarsaparilla for treating skin diseases.
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