Liliaceae Allium sp.


Blackfoot - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Hellson, John C., 1974, Ethnobotany of the Blackfoot Indians, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 65

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Scientific name: Allium sp.
Common names: Onion
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Blackfoot
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Infusion of bulb taken by nursing mother to pass medicinal properties to the child through the milk.

RECRD: 3649 id: 2250