Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Mexican Tea

Houma - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1941, A List of Plant Curatives Obtained From the Houma Indians of Louisiana, Primitive Man 14:49-75, page 63

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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: Houma
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Poultice of crushed leaves applied for headaches.

RECRD: 83841 id: 9439