Scrophulariaceae Collinsia violacea Nutt.

Violet Blue Eyed Mary

Creek - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 667

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Scientific name: Collinsia violacea Nutt.
USDA symbol: COVI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Violet Blue Eyed Mary
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Infusion of root taken for colds, coughs, consumption and whooping cough.

RECRD: 84281 id: 10446