Portulacaceae Claytonia virginica L.

Virginia Springbeauty

Iroquois - Drug, Anticonvulsive

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 317

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Scientific name: Claytonia virginica L.
USDA symbol: CLVIV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Springbeauty
Family: Portulacaceae
Family (APG): Portulacaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anticonvulsive
Notes: Cold infusion or decoction of powdered roots given to child with convulsions.

RECRD: 84176 id: 10189