Eryngium aquaticum (Rattlesnake-Master)


Eryngium aquaticum.” Digital Atlas of the Virginia Flora., n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.

Scientific Name  Eryngium aquaticum
Common Names  Rattlesnake-Master, Button Snakeroot
Nativity  Native
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

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