Menyanthaceae Menyanthes trifoliata L.

Common Buckbean

Kwakiutl - Drug, Antiemetic

Use documented by:
Turner, Nancy Chapman and Marcus A. M. Bell, 1973, The Ethnobotany of the Southern Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, Economic Botany 27:257-310, page 287

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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: Kwakiutl
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antiemetic
Notes: Decoction of roots or leaves taken when sick to the stomach.

RECRD: 89725 id: 22948