Vitaceae Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.

Virginia Creeper

Houma - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 63

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Scientific name: Parthenocissus quinquefolia (L.) Planch.
USDA symbol: PAQU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Creeper
Family: Vitaceae
Family (APG): Vitaceae
Native American Tribe: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Poultice of crushed leaves and vinegar applied for lockjaw.

RECRD: 90858 id: 25541