Polygonaceae Fagopyrum esculentum Moench


Iroquois - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 313

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Scientific name: Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
USDA symbol: FAES2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fagopyrum
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant given when 'baby is sick because of mother's adultery.'

RECRD: 86237 id: 14659