Cactaceae Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf.


Dakota - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 104

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Scientific name: Opuntia humifusa (Raf.) Raf.
USDA symbol: OPHUH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pricklypear
Family: Cactaceae
Family (APG): Cactaceae
Native American Tribe: Dakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Poultice of peeled stems bound on wounds.

RECRD: 90489 id: 24668