Urticaceae Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell

Canadian Woodnettle

Ojibwa - Drug, Urinary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1932, Ethnobotany of the Ojibwe Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of Milwaukee 4:327-525, page 391392

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Scientific name: Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
USDA symbol: LACA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Woodnettle
Family: Urticaceae
Family (APG): Urticaceae
Native American Tribe: Ojibwa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Infusion of root used for various urinary ailments.

RECRD: 88425 id: 19468