Caryophyllaceae Cerastium arvense L.

Field Chickweed

Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 317

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Scientific name: Cerastium arvense L.
USDA symbol: CEARA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Field Chickweed
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Family (APG): Caryophyllaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction taken to 'stop bleeding and stops child from passing through uterus.'

RECRD: 83711 id: 8853