Balsaminaceae Impatiens capensis Meerb.


Mohegan - Drug, Burn Dressing

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 74, 130

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Scientific name: Impatiens capensis Meerb.
USDA symbol: IMCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Jewelweed
Family: Balsaminaceae
Family (APG): Balsaminaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Burn Dressing
Notes: Poultice of crushed flower buds applied to burns.

RECRD: 87729 id: 17760