Field Bindweed
Convolvulus arvensis

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Family:
Convolvulaceae

Description:
Creeping vine with sharp-lobed, arrow-shaped leaves. Flowers are white or pink and morning-glory-like in that they are trumpet-shaped. Flowers present June through September.

Location:
Found in fields and waste places. Ranges throughout North America.

Parts used and Uses:

Leaves
Tea made from leaves used as a wash on spider bites. Tea ingested to reduce profuse menstruation. Leaves have laxative effects

Flower
Flower tea used to reduce fever and heal wounds. Flowers are also laxatives.

Root
Roots have strong emetic effects. Root tea is a laxative.

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Field Bindweed- Vine