Cyperaceae Carex brevior (Dewey) Mackenzie

Fescue Sedge

Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 275

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Scientific name: Carex brevior (Dewey) Mackenzie
USDA symbol: CABR10 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fescue Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Family (APG): Cyperaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Compound infusion of plant taken for evacuation of the placenta.

RECRD: 83400 id: 8064