Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita pepo L.

Field Pumpkin

Zuni - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Stevenson, Matilda Coxe, 1915, Ethnobotany of the Zuni Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #30, page 45

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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: Zuni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Ingredient in schumaakwe cakes and used externally for rheumatism and swelling.

RECRD: 84768 id: 11739