Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Mexican Tea

Natchez - Drug, Anthelmintic

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 22

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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: Natchez
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anthelmintic
Notes: Plant given to children for worms.

RECRD: 83846 id: 9448