Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Delaware, Oklahoma - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 30, 80

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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, Oklahoma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Root used to dissolve kidney stones.

RECRD: 96531 id: 41223