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Common Name: Marsh Rosemary | Scientific Name: Statice Carolinia

Family Name: Plumbaginaceae


Marsh rosemary was used by the Eclectic Physicians as a tonic and an astringent. Specifically it was used to dry up diarrhea and to heal mouth ulcers.


Notes from the Eclectic Physicians

Notes from the Eclectic Physicians

1883: Scudder
Marsh rosemary is astringent, antiseptic, and tonic. It is a very powerful astringent, and is resorted to for that purpose in some parts of the country, particularly in the New England states. It is employed in aphthae and ulcerated states of the mouth and fauces. It may be used in passive hemorrhages of the bowels, uterus, etc. It may be used in night sweats from debility, and also in diabetic affections.

1911: Fyfe
Ulcerated apthous and catarrhal conditions of mucous surfaces, diarhea and dysentery after the acute symptoms have subsided. A decoction of this agent is useful as an injection or wash in all cases requiring an efficient astringent. Statice carolina is astringent and tonic.

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