Polygonaceae Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
Shoshoni - Drug, Orthopedic Aid
Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 72
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Scientific name: Eriogonum microthecum Nutt.
USDA symbol: ERMIM2 (View details
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Common names: Slender Buckwheat
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Decoction of whole plant used as a wash or as a compress for lameness.
RECRD: 85734 id: 14084