Equisetaceae Equisetum arvense L.

Field Horsetail

Cheyenne - Drug, Veterinary Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 169

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Scientific name: Equisetum arvense L.
USDA symbol: EQAR (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Horsetail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Veterinary Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves and stems given to horses with a hard cough.

RECRD: 1904 id: 13294