Deers Tongue Leaf Whole

Liatris odoratissima
Deers Tongue (Carphephorus odoratissimus (Trilisa odoratissima, Liatris odoratissima)) Deer's Tongue, Deertongue, Vanilla Leaf, Wild Vanilla, Trilissia odorata Has been used for diuretic effects and applied locally for sore throats and gonorrhea. It has also been used as a tonic in treating malaria. A powerful stimulant, highly regarded by Native Americans as an aphrodisiac, and said to induce erotic dreams. The leaves are used to give tobacco a vanilla flavor They have a warm bitterish taste. Their perfume is largely due to Coumarin, which can be seen in crystals on the upper side of the smooth spatulate leaves. Coumarin has blood-thinning, anti-fungicidal and anti-tumor activities. Coumarin should not be taken while using anticoagulants. Coumarin increases the blood flow in the veins and decreases capillary permeability. Coumarin can be toxic when used at high doses for a long period Medicinal Action and Uses: Demulcent, febrifuge, diaphoretic. Aromatic, stimulant, and tonic; used as a corrective. Dose 30 to 60 gr. (2 to 4 Gm.).

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