Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita maxima Duchesne

Winter Squash

Ojibwa - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 367

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Scientific name: Cucurbita maxima Duchesne
USDA symbol: CUMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Winter Squash
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Infusion of seeds taken as a diuretic.

RECRD: 84757 id: 11652