Polygonaceae Polygonum hydropiper L.

Marshpepper Knotweed

Iroquois - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 314

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Scientific name: Polygonum hydropiper L.
USDA symbol: POHY (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Marshpepper Knotweed
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Whole plant used for children with swollen stomachs.

RECRD: 91988 id: 28938