Poaceae Arundinaria gigantea (Walt.) Muhl.

Giant Cane

Houma - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 61

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Scientific name: Arundinaria gigantea (Walt.) Muhl.
USDA symbol: ARGIG (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Giant Cane
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken to stimulate the kidneys and 'renew strength.'

RECRD: 82460 id: 5924