Caryophyllaceae Stellaria media (L.) Vill.

Common Chickweed

Iroquois - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 317

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Scientific name: Stellaria media (L.) Vill.
USDA symbol: STMEM (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Chickweed
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Raw, compound poultice applied to cuts and wounds.

RECRD: 95729 id: 38858