Lamiaceae Pycnanthemum flexuosum (Walt.) B.S.P.

Appalachian Mountainmint

Cherokee - Drug, Dermatological 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 45

View all documented uses for Pycnanthemum flexuosum (Walt.) B.S.P.

Scientific name: Pycnanthemum flexuosum (Walt.) B.S.P.
USDA symbol: PYTE (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Appalachian Mountainmint
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Warm infusion used to bathe inflamed penis and infusion taken for upset stomach.

RECRD: 92908 id: 31733