Fabaceae Tephrosia hispidula (Michx.) Pers.

Sprawling Hoarypea

Choctaw - Drug, Cough Medicine

Use documented by:
Campbell, T.N., 1951, Medicinal Plants Used by Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Indians in the Early Nineteenth Century, Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 41(9):285-290, page 287

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Scientific name: Tephrosia hispidula (Michx.) Pers.
USDA symbol: TEHI2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sprawling Hoarypea
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Choctaw
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Cough Medicine
Notes: Root chewed and juice swallowed, too much would loosen the bowels, for bad coughs.

RECRD: 96032 id: 39610