Polygalaceae Polygala paucifolia Willd.


Iroquois - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 369

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Scientific name: Polygala paucifolia Willd.
USDA symbol: POPA5 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Gaywings
Family: Polygalaceae
Family (APG): Polygalaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Decoction of plant used as a wash for boils and syphilitic sores.

RECRD: 91894 id: 28761