Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Mohegan - Drug, Snake Bite Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 74

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Scientific name: Plantago major L.
USDA symbol: PLMA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Plantain
Family: Plantaginaceae
Family (APG): Plantaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Snake Bite Remedy
Notes: Poultice of fresh leaves applied to snake and insect bites to remove poison.

RECRD: 91755 id: 28445