Scrophulariaceae Chelone glabra L.

White Turtlehead

Micmac - Drug, Contraceptive

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 55

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Scientific name: Chelone glabra L.
USDA symbol: CHGL2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: White Turtlehead
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Contraceptive
Notes: Herb used to prevent pregnancy.

RECRD: 83826 id: 9366