Nymphaeaceae Nymphaea odorata Ait.

American White Waterlily

Micmac - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 317

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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: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of boiled root applied to swellings.

RECRD: 90308 id: 24157