Polygalaceae Polygala verticillata L.

Whorled Milkwort

Cherokee - Drug, Other

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 45

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Scientific name: Polygala verticillata L.
USDA symbol: POVEV (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Whorled Milkwort
Family: Polygalaceae
Family (APG): Polygalaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Other
Notes: Infusion taken for 'summer complaint.'

RECRD: 91926 id: 28806