Fabaceae Pediomelum canescens (Michx.) Rydb.


Seminole - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 279

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Scientific name: Pediomelum canescens (Michx.) Rydb.
USDA symbol: PECA25 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Buckroot
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Infusion of tuberous roots taken and steam inhaled for coughs.

RECRD: 62105 id: 25698