Medicinal Plants -- continued

20pmd

Indian tobacco (Lobelia inflata)

Substitute for nicotene.

21pmd

Common Evening-primrose (Oenothera biennis)

Edible and medicinal and makes great bath water. May be good for eczema, asthma, migraines, diabetes, arthritis, inflamations, and alcoholism. The oil is a natural source of gamma-linolenic acid.

Also edible.

22pmd

Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)

23pmd

Indian Pipe (Monotropa uniflora)

Very interesting member of the wintergreen family. It is a parasite which feeds on mushrooms and turns hard and pitch black when dried. Indians used the infusion as Eye wash.

24pmd

Common St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum)

One of the most researched and best herbs for depression and sleep disturbances--highly recommended!

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