Lamiaceae Nepeta cataria L.


Shinnecock - Drug, Antirheumatic (Internal)

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 119

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Scientific name: Nepeta cataria L.
USDA symbol: NECA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Catnip
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Shinnecock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (Internal)
Notes: Dried leaves smoked in a pipe for rheumatism.

RECRD: 90133 id: 23691