Gentianaceae Obolaria virginica L.

Virginia Pennywort

Cherokee - Drug, Diaphoretic

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 48

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Scientific name: Obolaria virginica L.
USDA symbol: OBVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Pennywort
Family: Gentianaceae
Family (APG): Gentianaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Diaphoretic
Notes: Taken as a diaphoretic.

RECRD: 90339 id: 24198