Lamiaceae Salvia lyrata L.

Lyreleaf Sage

Cherokee - Drug, Respiratory 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 53

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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: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Respiratory Aid
Notes: Syrup of leaves and honey taken for asthma.

RECRD: 94559 id: 36453