Clusiaceae Hypericum ellipticum Hook.

Pale St. Johnswort

Iroquois - Drug, Abortifacient

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 386

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Scientific name: Hypericum ellipticum Hook.
USDA symbol: HYEL (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Pale St. Johnswort
Family: Clusiaceae
Family (APG): Hypericaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Decoction of stems taken after the remedy for the suppression of menses.

RECRD: 87620 id: 17626