Orobanchaceae Epifagus virginiana (L.) W. Bart.


Iroquois - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 437

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Scientific name: Epifagus virginiana (L.) W. Bart.
USDA symbol: EPVI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Beechdrops
Family: Orobanchaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of plants taken for diarrhea caused by menstruating women.

RECRD: 85402 id: 13231