Clusiaceae Hypericum sp.

St. Andrew's Cross

Natchez - Drug, Diuretic

Use documented by:
Swanton, John R, 1928, Religious Beliefs and Medical Practices of the Creek Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #42:473-672, page 666

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Scientific name: Hypericum sp.
Common names: St. Andrew's Cross
Family: Clusiaceae
Family (APG): Hypericaceae
Native American Tribe: Natchez
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diuretic
Notes: Infusion of plant given to children unable to pass urine.

RECRD: 82720 id: 17686