Onagraceae Oenothera biennis L.

Common Eveningprimrose

Iroquois - Drug, Strengthener

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 390

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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: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Strengthener
Notes: Chewed roots rubbed on arms and muscles to provide athletes great strength.

RECRD: 90354 id: 24278