Profile: The herbaceous perennial Eupatorium purpureum is native to eastern North America. Gravel root can reach heights of 6 to 12 feet in wet, grassland settings. Gravel root, also known as queen-of-the-meadow, has a long history of use for its medicinal benefits, as well as folklore linking it to good fortune. The root is usually prepared for topical use.
Gravel root is a native of the North American continent, growing primarily in moist, forested environments from southern Canada to Florida. Gravel root has a long history in Native American culture. It was once believed that tucking a leaf into one's cheek ensured that any words said to the other sex would be well received.
Joe Pye weed, or Sweet Joe Pye weed, is a common name for it. Joe Pye, according to folklore, was a Native American who utilized gravel root to help heal a typhoid outbreak. To this day, it's unclear why the "sweet" component is sometimes added. Many gamblers wear pieces of the plant on their bodies as a good luck charm. It's also one of the key components of a mojo bag. Gravel root belongs to the Asteraceae family of plants.
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