Cucurbitaceae Citrullus lanatus var. lanatus


Chickasaw - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 59

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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: Chickasaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of mashed seeds taken for blood in the urine.

RECRD: 84167 id: 10063