Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia sp.


Creek - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 661

View all documented uses for Euphorbia sp.

Scientific name: Euphorbia sp.
Common names: Spurge
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Family (APG): Euphorbiaceae
Native American Tribe: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Infusion of roots, 'a very violent remedy,' taken to make the bowels act.

RECRD: 86210 id: 14616