Cistaceae Helianthemum canadense (L.) Michx.

Longbranch Frostweed

Delaware - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 32

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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: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Poultice of roots applied to sore throats.

RECRD: 42683 id: 16554