In Native American history, legend has it that the common nickname for gravel root, "Joe Pye",
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In Native American history, legend has it that the common nickname for gravel root, "Joe Pye", stems from a Native American with the same name who reportedly used the herb to cure a typhoid outbreak. Actions include: diuretic, stimulant, tonic, anti-inflammatory, promotes menstruation. Common medicinal uses include: to treat urinary or kidney stones, infections of the bladder, cystitis and pelvic inflammatory disease. The herb is also said to tone the reproductive tract. Also used for arthritis-like pain and gout.
|Botanical Name||Eupatorium purpureum|
|Country of Origin||USA|
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