Melastomataceae Rhexia virginica L.

Handsome Harry

Micmac - Drug, Throat Aid

Use documented by:
Chandler, R. Frank, Lois Freeman and Shirley N. Hooper, 1979, Herbal Remedies of the Maritime Indians, Journal of Ethnopharmacology 1:49-68, page 60

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Scientific name: Rhexia virginica L.
USDA symbol: RHVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Handsome Harry
Family: Melastomataceae
Family (APG): Melastomataceae
Native American Tribe: Micmac
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Throat Aid
Notes: Leaves and stems used as a throat cleanser.

RECRD: 93417 id: 32815