Asclepiadaceae Asclepias viridiflora Raf.

Green Milkweed

Lakota - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Rogers, Dilwyn J, 1980, Lakota Names and Traditional Uses of Native Plants by Sicangu (Brule) People in the Rosebud Area, South Dakota, St. Francis, SD. Rosebud Educational Scoiety, page 34

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Scientific name: Asclepias viridiflora Raf.
USDA symbol: ASVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Green Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Lakota
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion of whole plant taken by mothers to increase their milk.

RECRD: 4806 id: 6382