Poaceae Hordeum jubatum L.

Foxtail Barley

Chippewa - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 360

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Scientific name: Hordeum jubatum L.
USDA symbol: HOJUJ (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Foxtail Barley
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Dry root wrapped, moistened and used as a compress for sties or inflammation of lid.

RECRD: 87495 id: 17394