Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L.

Field Pumpkin

Navajo - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Hocking, George M., 1956, Some Plant Materials Used Medicinally and Otherwise by the Navaho Indians in the Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, El Palacio 56:146-165, page 150

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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: Navajo
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Leaves used for upset stomachs.

RECRD: 84766 id: 11725