Fabaceae Crotalaria sagittalis L.

Arrowhead Rattlebox

Delaware - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 34

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Scientific name: Crotalaria sagittalis L.
USDA symbol: CRSA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Arrowhead Rattlebox
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Roots used for venereal disease.

RECRD: 42715 id: 11469