Clusiaceae Hypericum crux-andreae (L.) Crantz

St. Peterswort

Choctaw - Drug, Eye Medicine

Use documented by:
Bushnell, Jr., David I., 1909, The Choctaw of Bayou Lacomb, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, SI-BAE Bulletin #48, page 23

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Scientific name: Hypericum crux-andreae (L.) Crantz
USDA symbol: HYCR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: St. Peterswort
Family: Clusiaceae
Family (APG): Hypericaceae
Native American Tribe: Choctaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Eye Medicine
Notes: Decoction of leaves used as wash for sore eyes.

RECRD: 82718 id: 17625