Liliaceae Allium vineale L.

Wild Garlic

Rappahannock - Drug, Hypotensive

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 34

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Scientific name: Allium vineale L.
USDA symbol: ALVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Wild Garlic
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hypotensive
Notes: Raw root bulbs chewed for high blood pressure.

RECRD: 80881 id: 2322