Rubiaceae Galium aparine L.


Penobscot - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 311

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Scientific name: Galium aparine L.
USDA symbol: GAAP2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stickywilly
Family: Rubiaceae
Family (APG): Rubiaceae
Native American Tribe: Penobscot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Compound infusion of plant taken for gonorrhea.

RECRD: 86391 id: 15481