Moraceae Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid.


Comanche - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Carlson, Gustav G. and Volney H. Jones, 1940, Some Notes on Uses of Plants by the Comanche Indians, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25:517-542, page 522

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Scientific name: Maclura pomifera (Raf.) Schneid.
USDA symbol: MAPO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Osageorange
Family: Moraceae
Family (APG): Moraceae
Native American Tribe: Comanche
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of root used as a wash for sore eyes.

RECRD: 89365 id: 21738