Lamiaceae Stachys palustris L.

Marsh Hedgenettle

Delaware - Drug, Venereal Aid

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1972, Folk Medicine of the Delaware and Related Algonkian Indians, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission Anthropological Papers #3, page 35

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Scientific name: Stachys palustris L.
USDA symbol: STPA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Marsh Hedgenettle
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Venereal Aid
Notes: Used with common nightshade, 'pretty flower' and button snakeroot for venereal disease.

RECRD: 42717 id: 38822