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Liatris-Blazing Star

Posted by oakleif z6 AR (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 27, 08 at 4:24

The roots were used for kidney and bladder ailments by Native Americans. Also used for gonorhea.


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RE: Liatris-Blazing Star

Apparently it is effective fresh or dried. It would also seem that Liatris spicata The Dense Blazing Star is the one that was used primamrily, which should help with whomever looks in the literature.


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RE: Liatris-Blazing Star

Both species were used.


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There are close to 20 species.


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Really?


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Yes.


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