Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L.

Field Pumpkin

Iroquois - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72, page 61

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Scientific name: Cucurbita pepo L.
USDA symbol: CUPEP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Pumpkin
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Infusion of seeds given to children with reduced urination.

RECRD: 50123 id: 11710