Fabaceae Amorpha canescens Pursh


Meskwaki - Drug, Anthelmintic

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 227

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Scientific name: Amorpha canescens Pursh
USDA symbol: AMCA6 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Leadplant
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anthelmintic
Notes: Infusion of leaves used to kill pinworms or any intestinal worms.

RECRD: 81078 id: 3183