Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Delaware - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 36

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Scientific name: Typha latifolia L.
USDA symbol: TYLA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Broadleaf Cattail
Family: Typhaceae
Family (APG): Typhaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Roots used for kidney stones.

RECRD: 42741 id: 41222