Aristolochiaceae Hexastylis arifolia var. arifolia


Rappahannock - Drug, Pulmonary Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., R.B. Hassrick and E.S. Carpenter, 1942, Rappahannock Herbals, Folk-Lore and Science of Cures, Proceedings of the Delaware County Institute of Science 10:7-55., page 25

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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: Rappahannock
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pulmonary Aid
Notes: Infusion of leaves taken for whooping cough.

RECRD: 82473 id: 17148