Lycopodiaceae Lycopodium obscurum L.

Rare Clubmoss

Chippewa - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 362

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Scientific name: Lycopodium obscurum L.
USDA symbol: LYOB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Rare Clubmoss
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Family (APG):
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Compound decoction of moss used as herbal steam for rheumatism.

RECRD: 89257 id: 21509