Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia helioscopia L.

Madwoman's Milk

Iroquois - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72, page 41

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Scientific name: Euphorbia helioscopia L.
USDA symbol: EUHE2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Madwoman's Milk
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of plant given to babies with stomachaches.

RECRD: 50041 id: 14598