Diapensiaceae Galax urceolata (Poir.) Brummitt


Cherokee - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 35

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Scientific name: Galax urceolata (Poir.) Brummitt
USDA symbol: GAUR2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Beetleweed
Family: Diapensiaceae
Family (APG): Diapensiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of root taken for kidneys.

RECRD: 86370 id: 15458