Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea odorata Ait.

American White Waterlily

Chippewa - Drug, Oral Aid

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 342

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Scientific name: Nymphaea odorata Ait.
USDA symbol: NYODO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American White Waterlily
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Family (APG): Nymphaeaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Oral Aid
Notes: Dried, pulverized root put in the mouth for sores.

RECRD: 90305 id: 24154