Fabaceae Desmodium canadense (L.) DC.

Showy Ticktrefoil

Iroquois - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 364

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Scientific name: Desmodium canadense (L.) DC.
USDA symbol: DECA7 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Showy Ticktrefoil
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken for biliousness.

RECRD: 85053 id: 12419