Asclepiadaceae Asclepias incarnata L.

Swamp Milkweed

Chippewa - Drug, Strengthener

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 364

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Scientific name: Asclepias incarnata L.
USDA symbol: ASINI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Swamp Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Infusion of root used as a strengthening bath for children and adults.

RECRD: 82588 id: 6126