Liliaceae Hypoxis hirsuta (L.) Coville

Common Goldstar

Cherokee - Drug, Heart Medicine

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 57

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Scientific name: Hypoxis hirsuta (L.) Coville
USDA symbol: HYHI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Goldstar
Family: Liliaceae
Family (APG): Nartheciaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Heart Medicine
Notes: Infusion taken for the heart.

RECRD: 87670 id: 17688