Fabaceae Vicia sativa ssp. nigra (L.) Ehrh.

Common Vetch

Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 365

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Scientific name: Vicia sativa ssp. nigra (L.) Ehrh.
USDA symbol: VISAN2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Vetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant taken by women with swollen external sexual organs.

RECRD: 97212 id: 43224