Equisetaceae Equisetum arvense L.

Field Horsetail

Okanagan-Colville - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy J., R. Bouchard and Dorothy I.D. Kennedy, 1980, Ethnobotany of the Okanagan-Colville Indians of British Columbia and Washington, Victoria. British Columbia Provincial Museum, page 17

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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: Okanagan-Colville
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Infusion of stems taken as a diuretic to stimulate the kidneys.

RECRD: 12059 id: 13316