Loganiaceae Spigelia marilandica (L.) L.

Woodland Pinkroot

Cherokee - Drug, Anthelmintic

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 40

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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: Infusion taken for worms.

RECRD: 95655 id: 38709