Rubiaceae Houstonia caerulea L.

Azure Bluets

Cherokee - Drug, Urinary 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 26

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Scientific name: Houstonia caerulea L.
USDA symbol: HOCA4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Azure Bluets
Family: Rubiaceae
Family (APG): Rubiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Infusion given for bedwetting.

RECRD: 87502 id: 17415