Scrophulariaceae Veronica officinalis L.

Common Gypsyweed

Cherokee - Drug, Febrifuge

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 56

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Scientific name: Veronica officinalis L.
USDA symbol: VEOFO (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Common Gypsyweed
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Family (APG): Orobanchaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Febrifuge
Notes: Taken by thirsty patient for chills.

RECRD: 97071 id: 42955