Cup-Plant ( Silphium perfoliatum , is long known as a general restorative. Years have established its value in the spleen and liver affections, also useful in fevers.Cup-Plant is a native perennial plant that grows up to 4 to 10 ft. high. The leaves are a coarsely toothed, rough, sandpapery, texture. It perfers full to partial sun, and moist loamy soil.
Its action is, alterative, disphoretic, tonic. Parts used root which contains Rhizome.