Loganiaceae Spigelia marilandica (L.) L.

Woodland Pinkroot

Cherokee - Drug, Anthelmintic

Use documented by:
Witthoft, John, 1947, An Early Cherokee Ethnobotanical Note, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 37(3):73-75, page 74

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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: Used as a general vermifuge.

RECRD: 95656 id: 38710