Lythraceae Lythrum salicaria L.

Purple Loosestrife

Iroquois - Drug, Witchcraft Medicine

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 389

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Scientific name: Lythrum salicaria L.
USDA symbol: LYSA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Purple Loosestrife
Family: Lythraceae
Family (APG): Lythraceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Witchcraft Medicine
Notes: Compound decoction of plants taken for fever and sickness caused by the dead.

RECRD: 89363 id: 21709