Solanaceae Datura stramonium L.


Delaware - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 37

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Scientific name: Datura stramonium L.
USDA symbol: DAST (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Jimsonweed
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Seeds pounded, mixed with tallow and salve and used for piles.

RECRD: 42773 id: 12110