Cistaceae Helianthemum canadense (L.) Michx.

Longbranch Frostweed

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: Helianthemum canadense (L.) Michx.
USDA symbol: HECA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Longbranch Frostweed
Family: Cistaceae
Family (APG): Cistaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaf taken for kidneys.

RECRD: 87204 id: 16553