Scrophulariaceae Pedicularis canadensis L.

Canadian Lousewort

Catawba - Drug, Analgesic

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1937, Catawba Medicines and Curative Practices, Publications of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society 1:179-197, page 190

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Scientific name: Pedicularis canadensis L.
USDA symbol: PECAC3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Lousewort
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Catawba
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Analgesic
Notes: Infusion of roots used for stomach pains.

RECRD: 90885 id: 25635