Campanulaceae Lobelia cardinalis L.


Meskwaki - Drug, Love Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 273

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Scientific name: Lobelia cardinalis L.
USDA symbol: LOCA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cardinalflower
Family: Campanulaceae
Family (APG): Campanulaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Love Medicine
Notes: Ground roots used in food to end quarrels, a love medicine and anti-divorce remedy.

RECRD: 1328 id: 20661