Pontederiaceae Pontederia cordata L.


Montagnais - Drug, Panacea

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1917, Medicine Practices of the Northeastern Algonquians, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Americanists Pp. 303-321, page 315

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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: Montagnais
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Panacea
Notes: 'Brew' from plant used for 'illness in general.'

RECRD: 92104 id: 29159