“Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush).” Prairie Moon Nursery. North American Native Plants for Restoration and Gardening, n.d. Web. 5 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Cephalanthus occidentalis|
|Common Names||Common Buttonbush|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Bark, Roots, Fruit, Leaves, Whole Plant|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Bark- diarrhea, hemorrhages, stomach aches, puffy eyes; Roots- laxatives; Fruit- laxatives; Leaves- diuretic, tea helps with menstrual flow, fevers, kidney stones; Whole Plant- folk remedy for relieving malaria|
|Used to treat||Diarrhea, Mouth|
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