Urticaceae Urtica dioica L.

Stinging Nettle

Paiute, Northern - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Fowler, Catherine S., 1989, Willards Z. Park's Ethnographic Notes on the Northern Paiute of Western Nevada 1933-1940, Salt Lake City. University of Utah Press, page 126

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Scientific name: Urtica dioica L.
USDA symbol: URDID (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Stinging Nettle
Family: Urticaceae
Family (APG): Urticaceae
Native American Tribe: Paiute, Northern
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Leaves and stalks used to whip aching arms and legs for rheumatism.

RECRD: 9004 id: 41727