Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium album L.


Potawatomi - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 98

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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: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Leaves included in the diet for scurvy or to prevent it.

RECRD: 282 id: 9426