Goodyera pubescens (Downy Rattlesnake Plantain)


United States. National Park Service. “Goodyera pubescens.” National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016.

Scientific Name  Goodyera pubescens
Common Names  Downy Rattlesnake Plantain
Nativity  Native
Medicinal or Edible Section  Roots, Leaves, Sap
Medicinal and Edible Uses  Roots- tea treats snakebites; Leaves- tea treats colds, toothaches, cools burns, treats  skin ulcers, improves appetite; Sap- treats sore eyes
Used to treat  Burns, Coughs/Colds/Expectorants, Ear/Eye, Gynecology, Kidney/Diuretics, Mouth,  Pulmonary/Respiratory Aids, Stomach

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