Plantaginaceae Plantago aristata Michx.

Largebracted Plantain

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological Aid

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 50

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Scientific name: Plantago aristata Michx.
USDA symbol: PLAR3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Largebracted Plantain
Family: Plantaginaceae
Family (APG): Plantaginaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Infusion taken to 'check discharge' and used as a douche.

RECRD: 91699 id: 28361