Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L.

Curly Dock

Micmac - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 61

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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: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Roots used as a purgative.

RECRD: 94153 id: 35292