Entry Detail

Hedeoma pulegioides (L.) Purs.
American false pennyroyal


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Hedeoma pulegioides (L.) Purs.
Common Name:  
American false pennyroyal
Myaamia Name:  
peecihsakahki
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Rafert, S. 1992 Use - Medicinal 

Tea used as a blood thinner or conditioner, similar to sassafras.

Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900  

Dunn gives pätsakakĭ as 'pennyroyal' and 'common everlasting'; Gatschet gives it as 'peppermint'

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat

Occurs in upland woods in both eastern and western Myaamia lands.

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

Human charred remains of Hedeoma pulegioides recovered from historic Myaamia Village at the forks of the Wabash (Fort Wayne), 1795-1812 (Ehler Site).