Papaveraceae Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.

Dutchman's Breeches

Iroquois - Drug, Sports Medicine

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 339

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Scientific name: Dicentra cucullaria (L.) Bernh.
USDA symbol: DICU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Dutchman's Breeches
Family: Papaveraceae
Family (APG): Papaveraceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sports Medicine
Notes: Compound infusion of leaves used as liniment by runners to strengthen limbs.

RECRD: 85070 id: 12442