Equisetaceae Equisetum arvense L.

Field Horsetail

Chippewa - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 122

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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: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Decoction of stems taken for dysuria.

RECRD: 85452 id: 13296