Brassicaceae Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f.

Garden Yellowrocket

Mohegan - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Carr, Lloyd G. and Carlos Westey, 1945, Surviving Folktales & Herbal Lore Among the Shinnecock Indians, Journal of American Folklore 58:113-123, page 118

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Scientific name: Barbarea vulgaris Ait. f.
USDA symbol: BAVU (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Garden Yellowrocket
Family: Brassicaceae
Family (APG): Brassicaceae
Native American Tribe: Mohegan
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken every half hour for coughs.

RECRD: 83030 id: 7021