Apiaceae Eryngium aquaticum L.


Choctaw - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Campbell, T.N., 1951, Medicinal Plants Used by Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Indians in the Early Nineteenth Century, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 41(9):285-290, page 287

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Scientific name: Eryngium aquaticum L.
USDA symbol: ERAQA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rattlesnakemaster
Family: Apiaceae
Family (APG): Apiaceae
Native American Tribe: Choctaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Root used as a powerful diuretic.

RECRD: 85870 id: 14235