Fabaceae Senna tora (L.) Roxb.


Houma - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 65

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Scientific name: Senna tora (L.) Roxb.
USDA symbol: SETO4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Senna
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Compound decoction of root taken for typhoid.

RECRD: 83507 id: 37728