Solanaceae Nicotiana tabacum L.

Cultivated Tobacco

Rappahannock - Drug, Toothache Remedy

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 120

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Scientific name: Nicotiana tabacum L.
USDA symbol: NITA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Cultivated Tobacco
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Tobacco placed in tooth for toothache.

RECRD: 90262 id: 23991