Orchidaceae Platanthera ciliaris (L.) Lindl.

Yellow Fringed Orchid

Cherokee - Drug, Antidiarrheal

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 47

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Scientific name: Platanthera ciliaris (L.) Lindl.
USDA symbol: PLCI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Yellow Fringed Orchid
Family: Orchidaceae
Family (APG): Orchidaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Infusion of root taken every hour for 'flux.'

RECRD: 87027 id: 28533