Liliaceae Allium sp.


Rappahannock - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 32

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Scientific name: Allium sp.
Common names: Onion
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Poultice of mashed, raw onions applied for fever from inflamed injury.

RECRD: 80855 id: 2274