Verbenaceae Phryma leptostachya L.

American Lopseed

Chippewa - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 342

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Scientific name: Phryma leptostachya L.
USDA symbol: PHLE5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Lopseed
Family: Verbenaceae
Family (APG): Verbenaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Decoction of root gargled or root chewed for sore throat.

RECRD: 91192 id: 26638