Campanulaceae Triodanis perfoliata (L.) Nieuwl.

Clasping Venus' Lookingglass

Cherokee - Drug, Gastrointestinal Aid

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., 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: Liquid compound of root taken for dyspepsia from overeating.

RECRD: 95601 id: 40744