Brassicaceae Armoracia rusticana P.G. Gaertn.


Mohegan - Drug, Toothache Remedy

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1928, Mohegan Medicinal Practices, Weather-Lore and Superstitions, SI-BAE Annual Report #43: 264-270, page 266

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Scientific name: Armoracia rusticana P.G. Gaertn.
USDA symbol: ARRU4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Horseradish
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Toothache Remedy
Notes: Poultice of leaves, with midrib removed, bound to cheeks for toothache.

RECRD: 81975 id: 4926