Santalaceae Geocaulon lividum (Richards.) Fern.

False Toadflax

Cree, Hudson Bay - Drug, Cathartic

Use documented by:
Holmes, E.M., 1884, Medicinal Plants Used by Cree Indians, Hudson's Bay Territory, The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions 15:302-304, page 303

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Scientific name: Geocaulon lividum (Richards.) Fern.
USDA symbol: GELI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: False Toadflax
Family: Santalaceae
Family (APG): Santalaceae
Native American Tribe: Cree, Hudson Bay
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cathartic
Notes: Decoction of chewed leaves and bark taken as a purgative.

RECRD: 84303 id: 15793