Asclepiadaceae Asclepias sp.


Natchez - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 52

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Scientific name: Asclepias sp.
Common names: Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Natchez
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of roots taken for kidney troubles and nephritis.

RECRD: 82624 id: 6185