Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L.

Curly Dock

Yavapai - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Gifford, E. W., 1936, Northeastern and Western Yavapai, University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 34:247-345, page 261

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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: Yavapai
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Fresh or boiled tuber placed against gum or tooth or decoction held in mouth for toothaches.

RECRD: 20679 id: 35348