Plantaginaceae Plantago major L.

Common Plantain

Shoshoni - Drug, Disinfectant

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 119120

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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: Shoshoni
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Disinfectant
Notes: Poultice of mashed leaves applied to dropsical swellings and infections.

RECRD: 91774 id: 28473