Asclepiadaceae Asclepias sp.


Natchez - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 668

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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: Venereal Aid
Notes: Plant used for syphilis.

RECRD: 82625 id: 6186