seneca snakeroot


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seneca snakeroot

seneca snakeroot

Small white flowers on end of spike. Root is most used part. Root tea used for colds, coughs, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, rheumatism, heart problems, (heart and lung pulmonary). Reduces inflammation, regulates menses, upper respiratory tract expectorant.
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Seneca snakeroot has not been widely cultivated in North America, but successful commercial plantings of seneca snakeroot and related species have been reported from Japan, China, India and Russia.
Seneca snakeroot is an attractive ornamental plant.