Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L.

Curly Dock

Iroquois - Drug, Reproductive Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 311

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Reproductive Aid
Notes: Compound decoction of roots taken to induce pregnancy.

RECRD: 94149 id: 35279