Fabaceae Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers.

Virginia Tephrosia

Creek - Drug, Reproductive Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 33

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Scientific name: Tephrosia virginiana (L.) Pers.
USDA symbol: TEVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Virginia Tephrosia
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Creek
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Reproductive Aid
Notes: Cold infusion of roots taken by men to regain potency.

RECRD: 96048 id: 39628