Polygonaceae Rumex sp.


Eskimo, Kuskokwagmiut - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Oswalt, W. H., 1957, A Western Eskimo Ethnobotany, Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 6:17-36, page 31

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Scientific name: Rumex sp.
Common names: Dock
Family: Polygonaceae
Family (APG): Polygonaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Kuskokwagmiut
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Plant 'widely recognized as an effective astringent.'

RECRD: 94256 id: 35485