Primulaceae Lysimachia quadrifolia L.

Whorled Yellow Loosestrife

Cherokee - Drug, Gastrointestinal 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: Lysimachia quadrifolia L.
USDA symbol: LYQU2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whorled Yellow Loosestrife
Family: Primulaceae
Family (APG): Primulaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Decoction of root taken for 'bowel trouble' and 'kidney problems.'

RECRD: 89353 id: 21699