Nat. ord., Haemodoraceae.

Spirit Weed.

A herb with a red fibrous perennial root, growing in swampy places, southward near the coast in the United States; has also been seen in Rhode Island and New Jersey.

This plant has been proved and its effects recorded by Hale in his New Remedies, and in Lippe's Mat. Med.

Part employed. - The fresh plant.

Preparation. - Tincture.