Lycopodiaceae Lycopodium obscurum L.

Rare Clubmoss

Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 263

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken for change of life and resulting blindness and deafness.

RECRD: 89259 id: 21512