Campanulaceae Lobelia spicata Lam.

Palespike Lobelia

Cherokee - Drug, Orthopedic 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 43

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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: Compound taken for 'arm shakes and trembles.'

RECRD: 88949 id: 20710