Clusiaceae Hypericum ascyron L.

Great St. Johnswort

Menominee - Drug, Tuberculosis Remedy

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1923, Ethnobotany of the Menomini Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:1-174, page 37, 38

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Scientific name: Hypericum ascyron L.
USDA symbol: HYAS80 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Great St. Johnswort
Family: Clusiaceae
Family (APG): Hypericaceae
Native American Tribe: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tuberculosis Remedy
Notes: Root, thought to be a 'specific,' used in the first stages of consumption.

RECRD: 87659 id: 17619