Poaceae Panicum sp.

Panic Grass

Natchez - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 667

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Scientific name: Panicum sp.
Common names: Panic Grass
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Natchez
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Warm infusion of leaves taken for fevers, especially malaria.

RECRD: 90833 id: 25474