Fabaceae Senna hebecarpa (Fern.) Irwin & Barneby

American Wild Sensitive Plant

Iroquois - Drug, Laxative

Use documented by:
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 362

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Scientific name: Senna hebecarpa (Fern.) Irwin & Barneby
USDA symbol: SEHE3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Wild Sensitive Plant
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Laxative
Notes: Compound decoction of flowers taken as a laxative.

RECRD: 83492 id: 37710