Orchidaceae Liparis loeselii (L.) L.C. Rich.

Yellow Widelip Orchid

Cherokee - Drug, Urinary Aid

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 59

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Scientific name: Liparis loeselii (L.) L.C. Rich.
USDA symbol: LILO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Widelip Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Family (APG): Orchidaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Urinary Aid
Notes: Compound infusion of root taken for urinary problems.

RECRD: 88801 id: 20449