Cornus florida (Flowering Dogwood)

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Scientific Name  Cornus florida
Common Names  Flowering Dogwood
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Root, Bark, Flowers, Whole Plant
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Root- bark of root used to reduce fever, treat diarrhea, and relieves pain; Bark- treats  headaches, backaches, sore throat, worm, measles; Flowers- fever; Whole Plant- treats blood  diseases, malaria
Used to treat  Diarrhea, Disinfectant, Fever, Gynecology, Intestinal Worms, Perspirants, Skin, Stomach

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