Loganiaceae Gelsemium sempervirens (L.) Ait. f.

Evening Trumpetflower

Delaware - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 33

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Scientific name: Gelsemium sempervirens (L.) Ait. f.
USDA symbol: GESE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Evening Trumpetflower
Family: Loganiaceae
Family (APG): Gelsemiaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Roots used as a blood purifier.

RECRD: 42693 id: 15753