Lamiaceae Mentha arvensis L.

Canadian Mint

Potawatomi - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 61

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Scientific name: Mentha arvensis L.
USDA symbol: MEAR4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Mint
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Decoction of leaves used for pleurisy.

RECRD: 89604 id: 22745