Scrophulariaceae Veronica officinalis L.

Common Gypsyweed

Cherokee - Drug, Gynecological Aid

Use documented by:
Taylor, Linda Averill, 1940, Plants Used As Curatives by Certain Southeastern Tribes, Cambridge, MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 57

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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: Gynecological Aid
Notes: Decoction of roots taken to ease childbirth.

RECRD: 97074 id: 42956