Lamiaceae Hyssopus officinalis L.


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 40

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Scientific name: Hyssopus officinalis L.
USDA symbol: HYOF (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hyssop
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Abortifacient
Notes: Infusion taken to 'bring on menses.'

RECRD: 87671 id: 17692