Muller, Thomas L. “Asclepias tuberosa.” Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Wildflower.org, 02 June 2007. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Asclepias tuberosa|
|Common Names||Butterfly Milkweed|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Flowers, Leaves, Oil, Root, Seedpod|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Flowers- buds cooked, sugary syrup, nectar; Oil- edible; Root- increases sweating, relieves spasms, diuretic, swelling, bruises, wounds|
|Used to treat||Cathartic/Laxative, Coughs/Colds/Expectorants, Diarrhea, Gynecology, Heart, Pulmonary/Respiratory Aids, Skin|
Sandy Hook Herbarium can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.
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