Polygonaceae Rumex obtusifolius L.

Bitter Dock

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Liver Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 28, 78

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Scientific name: Rumex obtusifolius L.
USDA symbol: RUOB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bitter Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Liver Aid
Notes: Root used for jaundice.

RECRD: 94220 id: 35427