Urticaceae Urtica dioica L.

Stinging Nettle

Shuswap - Drug, Antirheumatic (External)

Use documented by:
Palmer, Gary, 1975, Shuswap Indian Ethnobotany, Syesis 8:29-51, page 70

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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: Shuswap
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antirheumatic (External)
Notes: Decoction of stems and roots used as a sweatbath for rheumatism pain.

RECRD: 96693 id: 41730