Asteraceae Sonchus arvensis L.

Field Sowthistle

Potawatomi - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 54

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Scientific name: Sonchus arvensis L.
USDA symbol: SOARA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Sowthistle
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves used for caked breast.

RECRD: 95587 id: 38497