Euphorbiaceae Chamaesyce serpyllifolia (Pers.) Small

Thymeleaf Sandmat

Ponca - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1919, Uses of Plants by the Indians of the Missouri River Region, SI-BAE Annual Report #33, page 99

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Scientific name: Chamaesyce serpyllifolia (Pers.) Small
USDA symbol: CHSES (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Thymeleaf Sandmat
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Ponca
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant taken to encourage milk flow in nursing mothers.

RECRD: 86221 id: 9230