Polygonaceae Rumex orbiculatus Gray

Greater Water Dock

Cree, Woodlands - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Leighton, Anna L., 1985, Wild Plant Use by the Woods Cree (Nihithawak) of East-Central Saskatchewan, Ottawa. National Museums of Canada. Mercury Series, page 58

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Scientific name: Rumex orbiculatus Gray
USDA symbol: RUORO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greater Water Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Woodlands
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Decoction of whole plant applied externally to painful joints.

RECRD: 5655 id: 35435