Solanaceae Solanum physalifolium Rusby

Hoe Nightshade

Paiute - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Train, Percy, James R. Henrichs and W. Andrew Archer, 1941, Medicinal Uses of Plants by Indian Tribes of Nevada, Washington DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, page 140

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Scientific name: Solanum physalifolium Rusby
USDA symbol: SOPH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hoe Nightshade
Family: Solanaceae
Family (APG): Solanaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Ripe fruit eaten or decoction of dried fruit taken for diarrhea.

RECRD: 95479 id: 38327