Equisetaceae Equisetum sylvaticum L.

Woodland Horsetail

Ojibwa - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 368

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Scientific name: Equisetum sylvaticum L.
USDA symbol: EQSY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woodland Horsetail
Family: Equisetaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant used for kidney trouble and dropsy.

RECRD: 85510 id: 13505