Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L.

Curly Dock

Delaware - Drug, Liver Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 33

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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: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Liver Aid
Notes: Root used for jaundice.

RECRD: 42704 id: 35257