Aristolochiaceae Hexastylis arifolia (Michx.) Small


Catawba - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1937, Catawba Medicines and Curative Practices, Publications of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society 1:179-197, page 190

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Scientific name: Hexastylis arifolia (Michx.) Small
USDA symbol: HEARA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Littlebrownjug
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Catawba
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken for stomach pains.

RECRD: 82564 id: 17138