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 +Ranunculaceae - syn. Actaea alba Mill., white baneberry, **Weißfrüchtiges Christophskraut**,  Dickstieliges Christophskraut
 +Perennial herb native to North America; stem 1-2.5 ft.; leaflets ovate or oblong, usually glabrous beneath; terminal raceme short at anthesis, with congested flowers, later elongate, white; stigma sessile, wider than the ovary; fruiting pedicels red, 1-2 mm thick; berries globular-ovoid, white \\
 +**Actaea alba roots** \\
 +Uses. A decoction of dried roots of the White Baneberry is used in Amerindian folk medicine as a remedy for colds and coughs, childbirth pain, convulsions, as a gargle and for itch. [Moerman D, Foods, Drugs, Dyes, and Fibers of Native North American Peoples; American Indian Ethnobotany Database] \\
 +Toxicity. The roots are regarded as irritant if ingested or applied to the skin. [CRC]
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