Poaceae Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.


Blackfoot - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 69

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Scientific name: Hierochloe odorata (L.) Beauv.
USDA symbol: HIALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Vanillagrass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Infusion of blades taken by men for venereal infections.

RECRD: 3716 id: 17196