Urticaceae Pilea pumila (L.) Gray

Canadian Clearweed

Iroquois - Drug, Respiratory Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 308

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Scientific name: Pilea pumila (L.) Gray
USDA symbol: PIPUP (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Clearweed
Family: Urticaceae
Family (APG): Urticaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: 'Squeeze water out of stem and inhale for sinus problems.'

RECRD: 91358 id: 27333