Grossulariaceae Ribes americanum P. Mill.

American Black Currant

Omaha - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 84

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Scientific name: Ribes americanum P. Mill.
USDA symbol: RIAM2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Black Currant
Family: Grossulariaceae
Family (APG): Grossulariaceae
Native American Tribe: Omaha
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Strong decoction of root taken for kidney trouble.

RECRD: 93649 id: 33339