Onagraceae Oenothera biennis L.

Common Eveningprimrose

Cherokee - Drug, Hemorrhoid Remedy

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 33

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Scientific name: Oenothera biennis L.
USDA symbol: OEBI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Eveningprimrose
Family: Onagraceae
Family (APG): Onagraceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Hemorrhoid Remedy
Notes: Hot root poultice used for piles.

RECRD: 90350 id: 24271