Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Mexican Tea

Creek - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 657

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Scientific name: Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
USDA symbol: CHAMA16 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Tea
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Plant used as 'a sort of spring tonic.'

RECRD: 83840 id: 9437