Lamiaceae Salvia lyrata L.

Lyreleaf Sage

Catawba - Drug, Dermatological Aid

Use documented by:
Speck, Frank G., 1937, Catawba Medicines and Curative Practices, Publications of the Philadelphia Anthropological Society 1:179-197, page 191

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Scientific name: Salvia lyrata L.
USDA symbol: SALY2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Lyreleaf Sage
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Catawba
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Dermatological Aid
Notes: Roots used as a salve for sores.

RECRD: 94552 id: 36446