Menyanthaceae Menyanthes trifoliata L.

Common Buckbean

Kwakiutl - Drug, Antihemorrhagic

Use documented by:
Boas, Franz, 1966, Kwakiutl Ethnography, Chicago. University of Chicago Press, page 380

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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: Antihemorrhagic
Notes: Decoction of root and stem used for 'spitting of blood and other internal diseases.'

RECRD: 89727 id: 22950