Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L.

Field Pumpkin

Menominee - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 33

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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: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Pulverized seeds taken in water 'to facilitate the passage of urine.'

RECRD: 84765 id: 11722