Polygonaceae Polygonum persicaria L.

Spotted Ladysthumb

Chippewa - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 344

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Scientific name: Polygonum persicaria L.
USDA symbol: POPE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Spotted Ladysthumb
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Decoction of leaves and flowers taken for stomach pain.

RECRD: 92004 id: 28957