Solanaceae Datura stramonium L.


Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 31, 74

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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, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Crushed seeds and tallow used as a salve for piles.

RECRD: 85001 id: 12112