Photos of Salvia lyrata, Lyre-leaved Sage, Cancerweed.

Salvia lyrata, Lyre-leaved Sage, Cancerweed whole plant was reported used by the Cherokee used in an t infusion for colds, coughs, nervousness, as a mild diaphoretic, and to treat mild diarrhea. Folk remedy for cancer and warts. European settlers in the South, applied fresh leaves applied fresh leaves to warts, refreshed every twelve hours to remove them. .

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