“Asclepias incarnata – Swamp Milkweed.” Discover Life. Discoverlife.org, n.d. Web. 3 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Asclepias incarnata|
|Common Names||Swamp Milkweed|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Flowers, Leaves, Oil, Seedpod, Roots|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Flowers- unopened buds can be cooked, dried and stored; Seedpods-when 3-4 cm long can be cooked; Roots- tea can help with stomach, diuretics, laxatives, asthma, worms|
|Used to treat||Cathartic/Laxative, Intestinal Worms, Kidney/Diuretics, Skin|
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