Dipsacaceae Dipsacus fullonum L.

Fuller's Teasel

Iroquois - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 450

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Scientific name: Dipsacus fullonum L.
USDA symbol: DIFU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Fuller's Teasel
Family: Dipsacaceae
Family (APG): Caprifoliaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves used as a wash for acne or 'worms in the face.'

RECRD: 85111 id: 12588