Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Eskimo, Inupiat - Drug, Carminative

Use documented by:
Jones, Anore, 1983, Nauriat Niginaqtuat = Plants That We Eat, Kotzebue, Alaska. Maniilaq Association Traditional Nutrition Program, page 64

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Scientific name: Chenopodium album L.
USDA symbol: CHALA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lambsquarters
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Eskimo, Inupiat
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Carminative
Notes: Leaves and stems cooked with beans to reduce the intestinal gas from eating the beans.

RECRD: 11935 id: 9384