“Eryngium aquaticum.” Digital Atlas of the Virginia Flora. Vaplantatlas.org, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Eryngium aquaticum|
|Common Names||Rattlesnake-Master, Button Snakeroot|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Whole Plant, Root|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Whole Plant- treats kidneys; Roots- pounded are diuretic, infusion reduces fevers, chewed and applied to snake bites can serve as antidote|
|Used to treat||Coughs/Colds/Expectorants, Kidney/Diuretics, Stimulants|
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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