Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium ambrosioides L.

Mexican Tea

Seminole - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Sturtevant, William, 1954, The Mikasuki Seminole: Medical Beliefs and Practices, Yale University, PhD Thesis, page 233

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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: Seminole
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Plant taken & rubbed on the body for lion disease: chest cramps, nervousness & walking continually.

RECRD: 61895 id: 9456