Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis canadensis L.

Canadian Lousewort

Meskwaki - Drug, Internal Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 247

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Scientific name: Pedicularis canadensis L.
USDA symbol: PECAC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Lousewort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Internal Medicine
Notes: Decoction of plant taken for internal swelling and poultice applied for external swelling.

RECRD: 90895 id: 25654