Brassicaceae Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek


Costanoan - Drug, Liver Aid

Use documented by:
Bocek, Barbara R., 1984, Ethnobotany of Costanoan Indians, California, Based on Collections by John P. Harrington, Economic Botany 38(2):240-255, page 10

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Scientific name: Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek
USDA symbol: RONA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Watercress
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Costanoan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Liver Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a liver remedy.

RECRD: 90076 id: 33839