Cucurbitaceae Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & Gray

Wild Cucumber

Menominee - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 33, 34

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Scientific name: Echinocystis lobata (Michx.) Torr. & Gray
USDA symbol: ECLO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Cucumber
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Family (APG): Cucurbitaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Poultice of pulverized root used for headache.

RECRD: 85307 id: 12935