Fragaria virginiana (Virginia Strawberry)

wild strawberry

Papandreou, Leo. “Wild Strawberry.” MizGingerSnaps Galleries. Flickr.com, 3 May 2009. Web. 1 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Fragaria virginiana
Common Names  Virginia Strawberry
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Fruit, Leaves, Roots
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Fruit- edible, can be used in dentistry to remove tartar; Leaves- used as tea substitute, used as  nerve tonic, dried and powdered can be used to treat open sores; Roots- tea can be diuretic,  treats diarrhea, gonorrhea, stomach and lung diseases
Used to treat  Diarrhea, Kidney/Diuretics, Psychological Aids

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