MANFREDA VIRGINICA. Native to southeastern North America and found on dry soils. American Indians used the diuretic root tea for dropsy and as a wash for snakebite. The roots were nibbled for severe diarrhea and worms. Has laxative properties also.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.