Campanulaceae Triodanis perfoliata (L.) Nieuwl.

Clasping Venus' Lookingglass

Cherokee - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 60

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Scientific name: Triodanis perfoliata (L.) Nieuwl.
USDA symbol: TRPE4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Clasping Venus' Lookingglass
Family: Campanulaceae
Family (APG): Campanulaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Gastrointestinal Aid
Notes: Infusion of roots taken and used as a bath for dyspepsia.

RECRD: 95600 id: 40743