Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. Tall Blue Lettuce. Digital image. The Friends of Wild Flower Garden. USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database, n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Lactuca biennis|
|Common Names||Tall Blue Lettuce|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Roots, Sap, Leaves|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Root- (as a tea)to help stop bleeding, nausea, diarrhea, and various heart and lung conditions; Leaves- (rubbed on) to help relieve irritation in stings; Sap- (wiped on with cloth) to help heal pimples and relieve certian skin issues|
|Used to treat||Diarrhea, Blood clotting, Nausea, Heart/Lung conditions, Acne, Skin conditions, Insect bites/stings|
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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