Asteraceae Eurybia macrophylla (L.) Cass.

Bigleaf Aster

Iroquois - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 462

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Scientific name: Eurybia macrophylla (L.) Cass.
USDA symbol: EUMA27 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Bigleaf Aster
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Compound decoction of roots taken to loosen the bowels for venereal disease.

RECRD: 82768 id: 14631