Anacardiaceae Rhus glabra L.

Smooth Sumac

Omaha - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 99, 100

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Scientific name: Rhus glabra L.
USDA symbol: RHGL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Smooth Sumac
Family: Anacardiaceae
Family (APG): Anacardiaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Decoction of root taken 'in case of retention of urine.'

RECRD: 93525 id: 32978