Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L.

Curly Dock

Cheyenne - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 172

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Scientific name: Rumex crispus L.
USDA symbol: RUCRC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Curly Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Infusion of dried, pulverized root taken for lung hemorrhage.

RECRD: 1937 id: 35243