Menyanthaceae Menyanthes trifoliata L.

Common Buckbean

Aleut - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Bank, II, Theodore P., 1953, Botanical and Ethnobotanical Studies in the Aleutian Islands II. Health and Medical Lore of the Aleuts, Botanical and Ethnobotanical Studies Papers, Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, page 427

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Scientific name: Menyanthes trifoliata L.
USDA symbol: METR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Buckbean
Family: Menyanthaceae
Family (APG): Menyanthaceae
Native American Tribe: Aleut
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Compound containing roots taken as a tonic for constipation.

RECRD: 89723 id: 22945