Ericaceae Monotropa uniflora L.


Potawatomi - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 57

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Scientific name: Monotropa uniflora L.
USDA symbol: MOUN3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Indianpipe
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of root taken for female troubles.

RECRD: 90013 id: 23428