Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.
Iroquois - Drug, Gynecological Aid
Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 315
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Scientific name: Chenopodium album L.
USDA symbol: CHALA (View details
at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lambsquarters
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Compound decoction used as wash and applied as poultice when bothered by milk flow.
RECRD: 83831 id: 9394