Cucurbitaceae Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus


Cheyenne - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Hart, Jeffrey A., 1981, The Ethnobotany of the Northern Cheyenne Indians of Montana, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 4:1-55, page 24

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Scientific name: Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus
USDA symbol: CILAL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Watermelon
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Decoction of seeds taken as a diuretic.

RECRD: 84166 id: 10062