Aristolochiaceae Hexastylis arifolia var. arifolia


Catawba - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 20

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Scientific name: Hexastylis arifolia var. arifolia
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: 82467 id: 17142