Hippocastanaceae Aesculus hippocastanum L.

Horse Chestnut

Mohegan - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 121

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Scientific name: Aesculus hippocastanum L.
USDA symbol: AEHI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Horse Chestnut
Family: Hippocastanaceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Horse chestnut carried in the pocket for rheumatism.

RECRD: 80685 id: 1641