Latin name: Hepatica triloba Chaix.
Botanical family: Ranunculaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): hepatica (Eng.)
hépatique trilobée (Fr.)
pne-uzidin, pnen-obogons (Ojibwa)
Used as an ingredient in poultices for inflamations and bruises, and also as a remedy for liver ailments [Ojibwa: 85].
Roots :Mixed with sweet cicely (Osmorhiza longistylis) and tall anemone (Anemone virginiana) and boiled to make a remedy for amenorrhoea [Ojibwa 85].