Asteraceae Arctium lappa L.

Greater Burrdock

Menominee - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Densmore, Francis, 1932, Menominee Music, SI-BAE Bulletin #102, page 132

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Scientific name: Arctium lappa L.
USDA symbol: ARLA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greater Burrdock
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Poultice of boiled leaves applied to scrofulous sores on the neck.

RECRD: 81717 id: 4263