Pontederiaceae Pontederia cordata L.


Micmac - Drug, Contraceptive

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 59

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Scientific name: Pontederia cordata L.
USDA symbol: POCO14 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pickerelweed
Family: Pontederiaceae
Family (APG): Pontederiaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Contraceptive
Notes: Herbs used to prevent pregnancy.

RECRD: 92103 id: 29158