Clusiaceae Hypericum gentianoides (L.) B.S.P.


Cherokee - Drug, Abortifacient

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 53

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Scientific name: Hypericum gentianoides (L.) B.S.P.
USDA symbol: HYGE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Orangegrass
Family: Clusiaceae
Family (APG): Hypericaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Compound decoction taken 'to promote menstruation.'

RECRD: 87621 id: 17630