Malvaceae Napaea dioica L.


Meskwaki - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 232

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Scientific name: Napaea dioica L.
USDA symbol: NADI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Glademallow
Family: Malvaceae
Family (APG): Malvaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of root applied to keep old sores soft and boiled root used for swellings.

RECRD: 90070 id: 23590