Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Rappahannock - Drug, Febrifuge

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 25

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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: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Poultice of ground leaves used for fever.

RECRD: 91768 id: 28465