Loganiaceae Spigelia marilandica (L.) L.

Woodland Pinkroot

Cherokee - Drug, Anthelmintic

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 51

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Scientific name: Spigelia marilandica (L.) L.
USDA symbol: SPMA3 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woodland Pinkroot
Family: Loganiaceae
Family (APG): Gelsemiaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Anthelmintic
Notes: Decoction of roots taken for worms.

RECRD: 95654 id: 38708