Saxifragaceae Saxifraga pensylvanica L.

Eastern Swamp Saxifrage

Iroquois - Drug, Kidney Aid

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 344

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Scientific name: Saxifraga pensylvanica L.
USDA symbol: SAPE8 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Eastern Swamp Saxifrage
Family: Saxifragaceae
Family (APG): Saxifragaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Kidney Aid
Notes: Infusion of roots taken for weak kidneys or dropsy.

RECRD: 94990 id: 37343