Campanulaceae Lobelia spicata Lam.

Palespike Lobelia

Cherokee - Drug, Orthopedic Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 60

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Scientific name: Lobelia spicata Lam.
USDA symbol: LOSPS4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Palespike Lobelia
Family: Campanulaceae
Family (APG): Campanulaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Orthopedic Aid
Notes: Cold infusion of roots put into scratches made for shaking arms.

RECRD: 88948 id: 20709