Asteraceae Vernonia sp.


Natchez - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 64

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Scientific name: Vernonia sp.
Common names: Ironweed
Family: Asteraceae
Family (APG): Asteraceae
Native American Tribe: Natchez
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Decoction of whole plant taken for dysentery.

RECRD: 97068 id: 42949