Entry Detail

Brassica sp. L.
wild mustard


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Brassica sp. L.
Common Name:  
wild mustard
Myaamia Name:  
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Olds, J., Olds, D. and D. Tippman 1999 Use - Medicinal 

Leaves used to make a plaster to treat chest colds. ". . . she'd shred those [leaves] real good and then she would pound them and then she used to have a little sugar sack or something and shed put those inside that sugar sack, you know and lay them on the chest. She called it a mustard plaster".

Botanical Sources  
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Related Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Bush, L. L 1996  

Charred remains of Brassica sp. found at a Myaamia Village Site (Fort Wayne), 1795-1812 (Ehler Site).