Rheumatism weed

rheumatism weed

noun
1. Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints [syn: Indian hemp
2. North American perennial having pinkish flowers in loose cymes; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints [syn: common dogbane
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