Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Potawatomi - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 71, 72

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken to lubricate throat for removal of lodged bone.

RECRD: 91767 id: 28464