Rubiaceae Mitchella repens L.


Menominee - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 51

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Scientific name: Mitchella repens L.
USDA symbol: MIRE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Partridgeberry
Family: Rubiaceae
Family (APG): Rubiaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken 'to cure insomnia.'

RECRD: 89853 id: 23151