Onagraceae Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub


Cheyenne - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Grinnell, George Bird, 1972, The Cheyenne Indians - Their History and Ways of Life Vol.2, Lincoln. University of Nebraska Press, page 181

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Scientific name: Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub
USDA symbol: CHANA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fireweed
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Cheyenne
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Infusion of dried leaves or dried roots taken for bowel hemorrhages.

RECRD: 85418 id: 9252