Verbenaceae Verbena hastata L.

Swamp Verbena

Iroquois - Drug, Poultice

Use documented by:
Rousseau, Jacques, 1945, Le Folklore Botanique De Caughnawaga, Contributions de l'Institut botanique l'Universite de Montreal 55:7-72, page 58

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Scientific name: Verbena hastata L.
USDA symbol: VEHAH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Swamp Verbena
Family: Verbenaceae
Family (APG): Verbenaceae
Native American Tribe: Iroquois
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Poultice
Notes: Poultice of cut, wetted root applied to the head to cool off.

RECRD: 50107 id: 42876