Fabaceae Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.

Yellow Sweetclover

Navajo, Ramah - Drug, Cold Remedy

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A., 1952, The Ethnobotany of the Ramah Navaho, Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology 40(4):1-94, page 33

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Scientific name: Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam.
USDA symbol: MEOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Sweetclover
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Ramah
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cold Remedy
Notes: Cold infusion taken and used as lotion for colds caused by becoming chilled.

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