Asteraceae Ionactis linariifolius (L.) Greene


Cherokee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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 24

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Scientific name: Ionactis linariifolius (L.) Greene
USDA symbol: IOLI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Ionactis
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of root taken for diarrhea.

RECRD: 82764 id: 17846